MRSA pneumonia

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Infections due to multi-drug resistant (MDR) organisms are a burgeoning problem in the treatment of increasingly complex medical patients. In particular, respiratory infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) are especially challenging. Whether acquired from the community or nosocomially, these highly adaptable bacteria possess distinctive genes for antibiotic resistance and toxins that present significant obstacles to effective care.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMRSA
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages21
ISBN (Electronic)9781420045505
ISBN (Print)9781420045499
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Immunology and Microbiology(all)

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