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The continuing evolution of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus in Western Australia

Torvaldsen, S., Roberts, C. and Riley, T.V. (1999) The continuing evolution of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus in Western Australia. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 20 (2). pp. 133-135.

Link to Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/501594
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Abstract

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has been notifiable in Western Australia since 1985. This article reviews the notification data from 1994 to 1997, focusing on increases in MRSA notifications and the proportion that are local strains; changes in the geographical distribution of MRSA; and chances in antibiotic-resistance patterns.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/35417
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