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 3. Patient age distribution of A) healthcare-related versus B) community-onset community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strain type infections, centers A–D, Uruguay, 2003–2004.
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