Characteristics of Staphylococcus aureus infections, Chicago Pediatric Hospital

Preeti Jaggi, Suzanne M. Paule, Lance R. Peterson, Tina Q. Tan*

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Invasive and skin community-associated (CA) - methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from children were matched with invasive CA - methicillin-sensitive S. aureus strains during 2000-2004. Isolates were analyzed for presence of Panton-Valentine leukocidin. A USA400 lineage clone (n = 6) and the predominant USA300 lineage clone emerged.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)311-314
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Epidemiology


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