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Should the methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carriage status be used as a guide to treatment for skin and soft tissue infections?

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Tahintzi, Phedon
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Published in Journal of Infection. 2012, vol. 64, no. 5, p. 513-9
Abstract Previous skin carriage of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) leads frequently to empiric antibiotic MRSA coverage for skin & soft tissue infections.
Keywords AdolescentAdultAgedAged, 80 and overAnti-Bacterial Agents/therapeutic useBacteriological Techniques/methodsCarrier State/microbiologyCohort StudiesDrug Therapy/methodsFemaleHospitalsHumansMaleMethicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus/isolation & purificationMiddle AgedPredictive Value of TestsRetrospective StudiesSensitivity and SpecificitySoft Tissue Infections/drug therapyStaphylococcal Skin Infections/drug therapySwitzerlandTreatment OutcomeYoung Adult
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PMID: 22327191
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Research groups Chirurgie orthopédique et traumatologique (98)
Groupe Harbarth Stephan (Staphylocoques dorés résistants à la méthicilline) (866)
Groupe Laurent Kaiser (virologie clinique) (668)
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REBER, Alexandra et al. Should the methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carriage status be used as a guide to treatment for skin and soft tissue infections?. In: Journal of Infection, 2012, vol. 64, n° 5, p. 513-9. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:28685

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