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Coagulase-positive staphylococci.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6915904     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
S. aureus is a frequent and constant colonizer of the skin and mucosal surfaces of humans. It has the capability of producing a large number of enzymes that contribute to its pathogenic potential. S. aureus is a common cause of nosocomial infections, particularly wound- and IV-catheter-associated infections. Lysogenization of these organisms appears to contribute to a number of properties, the most important of which is the resistance to antimicrobials. Such resistance is an important problem--both clinically and in the microbiology laboratory--where the not infrequent inability to identify such resistant strains may contribute to morbidity and mortality of staphylococcal disease.
C W Stratton
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Infection control : IC     Volume:  3     ISSN:  0195-9417     ISO Abbreviation:  Infect Control     Publication Date:    1982 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-04-20     Completed Date:  1982-04-20     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8008357     Medline TA:  Infect Control     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  79-81     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
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MeSH Terms
Anti-Bacterial Agents / pharmacology
Drug Resistance, Microbial
Staphylococcal Infections / etiology
Staphylococcus aureus* / drug effects,  isolation & purification,  pathogenicity
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0/Anti-Bacterial Agents

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