Update on prevalence and treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections.

@article{Loffler2007UpdateOP,
  title={Update on prevalence and treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections.},
  author={Cindy A Loffler and Conan Macdougall},
  journal={Expert review of anti-infective therapy},
  year={2007},
  volume={5 6},
  pages={961-81}
}
The prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is characterized by variations (sometimes extreme) by country and geographic region. The conventional association of MRSA with healthcare settings has been upset by the emergence of community-associated MRSA infections in many areas. With this surge in MRSA comes a renewed interest in alternative agents to vancomycin for treatment of MRSA infections, including older drugs, such as clindamycin, doxycycline and trimethoprim… CONTINUE READING
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