Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia in Wester Australian teaching hospitals, 1997-1999: risk factors, outcomes and implications for management
The aim of this study was to document the evolution of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteraemia at teaching hospitals in Perth, Western Australia (WA), and determine the risk factors and outcomes of the disease. We performed a retrospective case series analysis of all laboratory-confirmed episodes of S. aureus bacteraemia at Perth teaching hospitals between 1 July 1997 and 30 June 1999 by linking laboratory data with hospitalization data from the state's Hospital Morbidity...[Show more]
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