Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus

Known as: MSSA, Methicillin-Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus aureus.methicillin susceptible 
A species of Gram-positive coccus-shaped bacterium in the family Micrococcaceae. This strain of S. aureus retains its native sensitivity to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND The high prevalence of methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) has led clinicians to select antibiotics that have… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Panton-Valentine leukocidin (PVL)-positive methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus and methicillin-resistant S… (More)
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2009
2009
BACKGROUND Most cases of reduced vancomycin susceptibility in Staphylococcus aureus reported in the literature have been in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Limited data on the clinical outcome of vancomycin treatment compared with that of beta-lactam treatment in patients with… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Sequence-based methods for typing Staphylococcus aureus, such as multilocus sequence typing (MLST) and spa typing, have increased… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE Comorbid conditions have complicated previous analyses of the consequences of methicillin resistance for costs and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the impact of methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus on mortality, length of hospitalization, and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a major cause of hospital-acquired infections that are becoming… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
A multilocus sequence typing (MLST) scheme has been developed for Staphylococcus aureus. The sequences of internal fragments of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVE To determine the attributable hospital stay and costs for nosocomial methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA… (More)
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