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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Mempel, M; Kerzl, R; Ring, J 
Title:
[Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Relevance in dermatology] 
Abstract:
Because of the increasing incidence of resistance to beta-lactam antibiotics, dermatologists will be increasingly confronted with methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) strains which display a great variability of their virulence factors. In view of the high mortality of systemic MRSA infections (estimated 700-1.500 deaths per year in Germany), dermatologists should be well aware of the various aspects of diagnosis, therapy and prevention of this problem bacteria. Adequate screening measures mus...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Hautarzt 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
59 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
659-65; quiz 666 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0017-8470 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie