Persistent methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia due to a prostatic abscess

Thomas G. Fraser*, Norm D. Smith, Gary A. Noskin

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)273-274
Number of pages2
JournalScandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Volume35
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 16 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Microbiology(all)
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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