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[Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Bogotá, Colombia: Public Health implications].

Authors
  • Cortes, Jorge Alberto
  • Gómez, Carlos Andrés
  • Cuervo, Sonia Isabel
  • Leal, Aura Lucía
Type
Published Article
Journal
Revista de salud pública (Bogotá, Colombia)
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2007
Volume
9
Issue
3
Pages
448–454
Identifiers
PMID: 18026609
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

CA-MRSA might have emerged in Bogotá thereby having a profound implication for public health due to possible dissemination in the community and because antibiotic protocols for emergency settings should be changed. The results of our study suggested that CA-MRSA could be more common in Bogotá than currently expected.

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