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Volume 7, Number 2—April 2001
4th Decennial International Conference on Nosocomial and Healthcare-Associated Infections


The Changing Epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus?

Henry F. ChambersComments to Author 
Author affiliation: University of California San Francisco and San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California, USA

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Table 3

Outpatient population-based prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus carriage and percentage of carriers with methicillin-resistant (MRSA) strains among injection drug users

Location S. aureus carriage (%) Carriers with MRSA (%)
San Francisco
Western addition 25 16
Tenderloin 20 21
Mission 34 35
Bayview 23 12
East Bay
Oakland 18 12
Richmond 20 6

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