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Risk Factors of Tumbarello et al for Suspecting Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia in an HIV-Infected Patient

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Infectious Diseases
Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology

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Tumbarello et al identified risk factors associated with methicillin-resistant strains in HIV-infected patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia. These can help identify patients who may benefit from coverage for MRSA while susceptibility tests are being performed. The authors are from the Catholic University in Rome.

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