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Descriptive Analysis of Patients With Community-Onset and Hospital-Onset Methicillin- Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections

  • Rosa V. Rosario-Rosado (a1), Antonio A. René (a2) and Bobby Jones (a3) (a4)
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Three hundred sixty-seven hospital- and community-onset methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections diagnosed in a Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex community hospital are described. Differences in age, gender, ethnicity, and susceptibility to four antibiotics between the two groups of patients are explored.

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Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, UNTHSC, 3500 Camp Bowie Boulevard, Fort Worth, TX76107-2699
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Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology
  • ISSN: 0899-823X
  • EISSN: 1559-6834
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