First outbreak of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus USA300 harboring the Panton-Valentine leukocidin genes among Japanese health care workers and hospitalized patients

Miki Nagao, Yoshitsugu Iinuma, Masahiro Suzuki, Aki Matsushima, Shunji Takakura, Yutaka Ito, Satoshi Ichiyama

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This report describes the first outbreak of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus USA300 in a general hospital ward in Japan, involving 6 health care workers and 4 patients. This report emphasizes the need for health care personnel to be alert that methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus harboring Panton-Valentine leukocidin gene poses a threat for both nosocomial and occupational infection.

本文言語English
ページ(範囲)e37-e39
ジャーナルAmerican Journal of Infection Control
38
9
DOI
出版ステータスPublished - 11-2010
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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • 疫学
  • 健康政策
  • 公衆衛生学、環境および労働衛生
  • 感染症

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