Vaccine development to prevent Staphylococcus aureus surgical-site infections.

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BACKGROUND Staphylococcus aureus surgical-site infections (SSIs) are a major cause of poor health outcomes, including mortality, across surgical specialties. Despite current advances as a result of preventive interventions, the disease burden of S. aureus SSI remains high, and increasing antibiotic resistance continues to be a concern. Prophylactic S… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/bjs.10454

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