- Severe community-onset pneumonia in healthy adults caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carrying the Panton-Valentine leukocidin genesJohn S Francis
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
Clin Infect Dis 40:100-7. 2005..During a 2-month period in the winter of 2003-2004, four healthy adults presented to 1 of 2 Baltimore hospitals with severe necrotizing MRSA pneumonia in the absence of typical risk factors for MRSA infection...
- Community-acquired meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: an emerging threatNicola Zetola
Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21231-1001, USA
Lancet Infect Dis 5:275-86. 2005....
- Community-acquired MRSA: a notable adversaryJohn S Francis
South Med J 98:1061-2. 2005
- Severe community-acquired pneumonia due to Staphylococcus aureus, 2003-04 influenza seasonJeffrey C Hageman
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 12:894-9. 2006..In communities with a high prevalence of MRSA, empiric therapy of severe CAP during periods of high influenza activity should include consideration for MRSA...