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Volume 13, Number 12—December 2007

Research

Hospitalizations and Deaths Caused by Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus, United States, 1999–2005

Eili Klein*, David L. Smith†, and Ramanan Laxminarayan*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Resources for the Future, Washington DC, USA; †National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA;

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Percentage of Staphylococcus aureus isolates resistant to methicillin in national surveys, United States, 1999–2004. TSN, The Surveillance Network (data include hospital infections); NNIS, National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance System (data include only intensive care units); SENTRY, includes only skin and soft tissue infections.

Figure 4. Percentage of Staphylococcus aureus isolates resistant to methicillin in national surveys, United States, 1999–2004. TSN, The Surveillance Network (data include hospital infections); NNIS, National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance System (data include only intensive care units); SENTRY, includes only skin and soft tissue infections.

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