Skip Navigation LinksHome > January 2014 - Volume 33 - Issue 1 > Community-associated Staphylococcus aureus Infections in Oth...
Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal:
doi: 10.1097/INF.0b013e3182a5f9a8
Brief Reports

Community-associated Staphylococcus aureus Infections in Otherwise Healthy Infants Less Than 60 Days Old

Day, Cecilia Torres MD*†; Kaplan, Sheldon L. MD*‡; Mason, Edward O. PhD*‡; Hulten, Kristina G. PhD*‡

Supplemental Author Material
Collapse Box


Community-associated (CA)-Staphylococcus aureus (CA-methicillin-resistant S. aureus in 57%) infections were reviewed in 179 infants (0–60 days) from June 2006 to June 2011. CA-MSSA accounted for 16 of 44 (36%) in year 1 up to 12 of 25 (48%) in year 5 (P = 0.08). Abscess/cellulitis infections were more likely (P = 0.006) to be caused by CA-methicillin-resistant S. aureus (67%) versus other manifestations of infections (46%). Among 160 isolates, 13% were clindamycin resistant and 63% were USA300.

© 2014 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.


Article Tools


Article Level Metrics

Search for Similar Articles
You may search for similar articles that contain these same keywords or you may modify the keyword list to augment your search.