Treatment approaches for community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections.

  title={Treatment approaches for community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections.},
  author={Michael W. Ellis and James S Lewis},
  journal={Current opinion in infectious diseases},
  volume={18 6},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW This review addresses therapeutic approaches to community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections, focusing on recently published data in the English-language medical literature dating from June 2004 to July 2005. RECENT FINDINGS During the reviewed time period, the overall understanding of the epidemiology and virulence of community-acquired MRSA has continued to advance. This same period has also seen numerous works dealing with the newer and… CONTINUE READING


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