Vancomycin resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Known as: VRSA, Vancomycin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus, vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VRSA) bacteria 
Strains of Staphylococcus aureus that are not readily killed by vancomycin antibiotics. Vancomycin resistance is acquired by mutation and thickening… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
The evolution of Staphylococcus aureus during the modern antibiotic era has been delineated by distinct strain emergence events… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND This report compares the clinical characteristics, epidemiologic investigations, infection-control evaluations, and… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is well-recognised as a major cause of infection in the health care setting… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Glycopeptides such as vancomycin are frequently the antibiotics of choice for the treatment of infections caused by… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
A vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VRSA) isolate was obtained from a patient in Pennsylvania in September 2002… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Oxacillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (ORSA) is a virulent pathogen responsible for both health care-associated and community… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Staphylococcus aureus is a cause of hospital- and community-acquired infections. In 1996, the first clinical isolate of S. aureus… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
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Staphylococcus aureus is one of the most common causes of hospital- and community-acquired infections. Since the recognition of… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Vancomycin has been the most reliable therapeutic agent against infections caused by meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Since the discovery of the vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VRSA) strain Mu50 (minimum inhibitory… (More)
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