Document Type

Article

Publication Date

8-20-2008

Publication Title

Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy

Abstract

Recent cases of infections caused by community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) (CA-MRSA) strains in healthy individuals have raised concerns worldwide. CA-MRSA strains differ from hospital-acquired MRSAs by virtue of their genomic background and increased virulence in animal models.

DOI

10.1128/AAC.00049-08

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