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Volume 11, Number 10—October 2005

Research

Community-associated Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Minnesota, 2000–2003

Jessica M. Buck*Comments to Author , Kathryn Como-Sabetti*, Kathleen H. Harriman*, Richard N. Danila*, David J. Boxrud*, Anita Glennen*, and Ruth Lynfield*
Author affiliations: *Minnesota Department of Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

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Table 4

Distribution of HA-MRSA PFTs among invasive disease and SSTI community-associated MRSA isolates*

HA-MRSA PFTs Invasive disease isolates (n = 25), no. (%) SSTI isolates (n = 99), no. (%)
USA100 17 (28) 43 (8)
USA200 3 (5) 4 (0.8)
USA500 5 (8) 40 (7.6)
USA600 0 1 (0.2)
USA700 0 1 (0.2)
USA800 0 10 (2)
Total† 25 (42) 99 (19)

*HA, healthcare-associated; MRSA, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus; PFTs, pulsed-field types; SSTI, skin and soft tissue infection.
†Odds ratio 3.63, 95% confidence interval 2.03–6.50, p<0.001.

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