The Changing Epidemiology of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the United States: A National Observational Study

AJE Oxford Journals: February 28, 2013

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) can cause major illness and death and impose serious economic costs on patients and hospitals. Community-associated MRSA (CA-MRSA) is a growing problem in US hospitals, which are already dealing with high levels of hospital-associated MRSA (HA-MRSA), but little is known about how patient age and seasonal differences in the incidence of these 2 forms of MRSA affect the epidemic.  Read more