This report describes a patient with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteremia secondary to a prostatic abscess. The literature describing complications of S. aureus bacteremia and the bacteriology of prostatic abscesses is reviewed. This was found to be the first report of a patient with persistent MRSA bacteremia maintained by a prostatic focus.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Immunology and Microbiology(all)
- Microbiology (medical)
- Infectious Diseases