Community Strains of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus as Potential Cause of Healthcare-associated Infections, Uruguay, 2002–2004
Stephen R. Benoit* , Concepción Estivariz*, Cristina Mogdasy†, Walter Pedreira‡, Antonio Galiana‡, Alvaro Galiana§, Homero Bagnulo‡, Rachel Gorwitz*, Gregory E. Fosheim*, Linda K. McDougal*, and Daniel B. Jernigan*
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; †Asociación Española, Montevideo, Uruguay; ‡Hospital Maciel, Montevideo; §Hospital Pereira Rossell, Montevideo;
Figure 2. Proportion of Staphylococcus aureus due to community-associated methicillin-resistant S. aureus (CA-MRSA) infections and healthcare-associated MRSA (HA-MRSA) infections by quarter and year, center A, August 2002–July 2004.
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