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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus as a cause of neonatal suppurative parotitis: A report of two cases and review of the literature.
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PMID:  23780594     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Suppurative parotitis is an uncommon entity identified in newborns. While Staphylococcus aureus has been frequently identified as the causative pathogen among the few patients diagnosed with neonatal suppurative parotitis (NSP), there has only been one prior case described in the literature that was due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Because of its virulence, MRSA presents new and substantial challenges for the surgeon; we describe two cases of NSP caused by MRSA and the subsequent surgical intervention necessitated for cure. We also include a review of all cases of NSP described in the English-language literature.
Authors:
Sean T Donovan; Grant T Rohman; John P Selph; Roy Rajan; Rosemary M Stocks; Jerome W Thompson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ear, nose, & throat journal     Volume:  92     ISSN:  1942-7522     ISO Abbreviation:  Ear Nose Throat J     Publication Date:  2013 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-06-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7701817     Medline TA:  Ear Nose Throat J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  269-71     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Otolaryngology, The University of Florida and Shands Hospital, 1600 SW Archer Rd., Gainesville, FL 32610, USA. sean.donovan@ent.ufl.edu.
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