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MRSA,

methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: see staphylococcusstaphylococcus
, any of the pathogenic bacteria, parasitic to humans, that belong to the genus Staphylococcus. The spherical bacterial cells (cocci) typically occur in irregular clusters [Gr. staphyle=bunch of grapes].
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Nasal carriage of methicillin-susceptible and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among paramedics in the Sedgwick County emergency medical service in Wichita, Kansas.
Preval ence and susceptibility pattern of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates among healthy women in Zaria , Nigeria.
Staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec (SCCmec) typing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated in 11 Asian countries: a proposal for a new nomenclature for SCCmec elements.
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Genetic diversity in CC398 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates of different geographical origin.
Laboratory tools and strategies for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus screening, surveillance and typing: state of the art and unmet needs.
Clinical and epidemiological characteristics cannot distinguish community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection from methicillin-susceptible S aureus infection: a prospective investigation.
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has been an important nosocomial pathogen worldwide for more than four decades.
The results were released in March 2007 along with guidelines for MRSA management, the Guide to the Elimination of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Transmission in Hospital Settings (22).