Invasive MRSA infections in the United States
This October 2007 JAMA article reports on the incidence and distribution of invasive MRSA disease in nine U.S. communities and the burden of invasive MRSA infections in the United States in 2005. Among the conclusions: Invasive MRSA infection affects certain populations disproportionately. It is a major public health problem primarily related to health care but no longer confined to intensive care units, acute care hospitals, or any health care institution.
Invasive Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections in the United States
R. Monina Klevens; Melissa A. Morrison; Joelle Nadle; Susan Petit; Ken Gershman; Susan Ray; Lee H. Harrison; Ruth Lynfield; Ghinwa Dumyati; John M. Townes; Allen S. Craig; Elizabeth R. Zell; Gregory E. Fosheim; Linda K. McDougal; Roberta B. Carey; Scott K. Fridkin; for the Active Bacterial Core surveillance (ABCs) MRSA Investigators
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