Community-acquired Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Uruguay
Figure 1. . . The monthly accumulation of cases of infections due to non–multidrug-resistant MRSA strains from January 2002 to October 2003. Black blocks indicate numbers of strains that were isolated from patients in the public hospital (Hospital Maciel), white indicates strains from a private hospital (Centro de Asistencia del Sindicato Médico del Uruguay), and gray indicates strains from 2 prisons (Libertad and Comcar).