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MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus) Infections and Treatment $69.00
Authors: Manal Mohammad Baddour (Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt) 
Book Description:
Incidents of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) have been prominent in the news over the past few years, drawing attention to a type of infection that is resistant to certain antibiotics. Staphylococcus aureus has three features that make it distinct among most other clinically important bacteria. Not only do MRSA infections lead to higher lengths of stay and more cost then MSSA infections, but more importantly, MRSA infections lead to a higher mortality. MRSA is no longer confined to hospitals and hospital-attending people, it has now vigorously invaded recreational, rehabilitation, sporting and teaching facilities.

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Table of Contents:
Chapter 1: Introduction and Taxonomy

Chapter 2: The Case for MRSA:

Chapter 3: Prevalence and Epidemiology

Chapter 4: Hospital Acquired and Community Acquired

Chapter 5: Differing Spectrums of Disease

Chapter 6: Panton-Valentine Leukocidin

Chapter 7: Mechanism Of -lactam Resistance in MRSA

Chapter 8: MRSA Colonization

Chapter 9: Clinical Relevance of CA-MRSA

Chapter 10: GISA VISA VRSA

Chapter 11: Laboratory Diagnosis and Typing of MRSA

Chapter 12: Risk Factors for HA_MRSA

Chapter 13: Risk Factors for CA-MRSA

Chapter 14: Prevention

Chapter 15: Treatment of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Chapter 16: Treatment of CA-MRSA

Chapter 17: Treatment of VISA and VRSA

Chapter 18: Vancomycin Treatment Failures

Chapter 19: Treatment Options And New Directions

Chapter 20: The Microbiology Laboratory

Index

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      Public Health in the 21st Century
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2010, 2nd quarter
   Pages: 6 x 9
   ISBN: 978-1-61668-450-1
   Status: AV
  
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