EMRSA-15 Bacteremia is not Associated with a Worse Outcome Compared with Bacteremia Caused by Multidrug-Resistant MRSA

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Hsu, Li-Yang; Loomba-Chlebicka, Nidhi; Koh, Tse-Hsien; Kang, Mei-Ling; Tan, Ban-Hock; Tambyah, Paul Ananth;
  • Publisher: Master Publishing Group
  • Journal: International Journal of Biomedical Science : IJBS, volume 3, issue 2, pages 97-103 (issn: 1550-9702, eissn: 1555-2810)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3614632
  • Subject: methicillin resistance | outcomes | mortality | Article | bacteremia | Staphylococcus aureus
    mesheuropmc: bacterial infections and mycoses

EMRSA-15 (ST22-MRSA-IV) is rapidly replacing the endemic ST239 health care-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clone in Singapore. A one-year single-centre cohort study of inpatients with MRSA bacteremia was performed to determine if bacteremia caused... View more
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