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Management of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections

Garau, J.
Bouza, E.
Chastre, J.
Gudiol, F.
Published in Clinical microbiology and infection. 2009, vol. 15, no. 2, p. 125-36
Abstract This review addresses selected aspects of the management of severe healthcare-associated infections due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), including the limitations of current therapy, potential alternative agents, new therapeutic options, clinical approaches to MRSA bacteraemia/endocarditis and ventilator-associated pneumonia, and strategies to improve outcomes in patients with severe MRSA infections.
Keywords Case ManagementCross Infection/diagnosis/drug therapyHumansMethicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus/isolation & purificationStaphylococcal Infections/diagnosis/drug therapy/microbiology
PMID: 19291144
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Research group Groupe Harbarth Stephan (Staphylocoques dorés résistants à la méthicilline) (866)
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GARAU, J. et al. Management of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections. In: Clinical microbiology and infection, 2009, vol. 15, n° 2, p. 125-36. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:1703

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