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Emergence of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carriage in children in Cambodia.

Abstract:

We previously described the first reported isolation of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) (a case series of pediatric community-associated MRSA infections) in Cambodia. We define the rate of pediatric MRSA carriage in the same population and characterize the associated bacterial genotypes by using pulsed-field gel electrophoresis and multilocus sequence typing. A prospective cohort study of MRSA carriage conducted over one month at the Angkor Hospital for Children, Siem Reap,...

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10.4269/ajtmh.2011.10-0300

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Nickerson, EK More by this author
Wuthiekanun, V More by this author
Amornchai, P More by this author
Wongdeethai, N More by this author
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Journal:
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene
Volume:
84
Issue:
2
Pages:
313-317
Publication date:
2011-02-05
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EISSN:
1476-1645
ISSN:
0002-9637
URN:
uuid:a338e32e-dd6c-4f04-8529-3b56b3d092c8
Source identifiers:
118021
Local pid:
pubs:118021

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