Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections in Children

Sheldon L. Kaplan

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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is now an established community pathogen in many areas of the United States as well as the world. Community-acquired MRSA (CA-MRSA) infections have changed several aspects of staphylococcal infections in children including the epidemiology, clinical manifestations, laboratory approach, antibiotic management, and prevention.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)113-119
Number of pages7
JournalSeminars in Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jul 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Microbiology (medical)


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