Implications of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus as a community-acquired pathogen in pediatric patients

Sheldon Kaplan

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Abstract

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is now an established community pathogen in many areas of the United States and the world. Community-acquired methicillin-resistant S aureus infections have changed several aspects of staphylococcal infections in children. This article discusses epidemiology, clinical manifestations, laboratory diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)747-757
Number of pages11
JournalInfectious Disease Clinics of North America
Volume19
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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