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MRSA

2nd Edition

Edited by John A. Weigelt

CRC Press

296 pages | 9 B/W Illus.

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pub: 2010-05-11
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Responding to the growing concern about the increased frequency and resistance of MRSA infections, this invaluable source analyzes the latest developments in the identification, assessment, and management of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) by leading authorities on the topic.

Table of Contents

Overview of Staphylococcus aureus in Medicine Kent Crossley

Epidemiology of MRSA Nasia Safdar, Germana Silva, Barry C. Fox, and Linda M. McKinley

MRSA: Genetics, Virulence Factors, and Toxin Expression Dennis L. Stevens, Tanyalak Parimon, and Amy E. Bryant

Community-Associated MRSA as a Pathogen Karen J. Brasel and John A. Weigelt

MRSA and Complicated Skin and Soft Tissue Infections Kamal M. F. Itani

MRSA in the Diabetic Foot Lee C. Rogers, Nicholas J. Bevilacqua, and David G. Armstrong

Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Pneumonia Anna P. Lam and Richard G. Wunderink

Device-Related Infections and MRSA: Central Venous Catheters, Vascular Grafts, and Orthopedic Implants Mary Beth Graham

MRSA Bacteremia Melissa Brunsvold and Lena M. Napolitano

Antibiotics for MRSA Infections in the United States R. Lawrence Reed

Gram-Positive Resistance—Clinical Implications John C. Rotschafer, Mary A. Ullman, and Isaac Mitropoulos

Reducing the Risk of Nosocomial Dissemination of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus: An Infection Control Perspective Charles E. Edmiston, Jr. and Nathan A. Ledeboer

MRSA Prevention and Control Renae E. Stafford

Outcomes and Cost Considerations with MRSA Infections Jack E. Brown, Jeremy Dengler, and Thomas P. Lodise, Jr.

Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED014000
MEDICAL / Clinical Medicine
MED022090
MEDICAL / Infectious Diseases