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Community-Associated MRSA Infection in Remote Amazon Basin Area, Peru

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dc.contributor.author Garcia, Coralith
dc.contributor.author Astocondor, Lizeth
dc.contributor.author Reyes, Jinnethe
dc.contributor.author Carvajal, Lina P.
dc.contributor.author Arias, Cesar A.
dc.contributor.author Seas, Carlos
dc.date.accessioned 2019-02-22T14:55:49Z
dc.date.available 2019-02-22T14:55:49Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12866/5775
dc.description.abstract Two predominant community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) clones have been reported in South America: 1) sequence type 30 staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec IV (ST30-SCCmec IV) (USA 1100), first found in Uruguay (2002) and later in Brazil and Argentina (2005); and 2) ST8-SCCmec IVc/E (USA300–Latin American variant), found predominantly in Ecuador and Colombia (2006–2008). In hospitals in Colombia, USA300–Latin American variant has replaced the most common hospital-associated lineage, known as the Cordobes/Chilean clone (MRSA ST5-SCCmec I). In Peru, a limited number of imported cases of CA-MRSA have been reported. We describe a case of CA-MRSA infection in a patient living in a remote area of the Amazon Basin of Peru... en_US
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
dc.relation.ispartof urn:issn:1080-6059
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/restrictedAccess
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/deed.es
dc.subject UNAVAILABLE en_US
dc.title Community-Associated MRSA Infection in Remote Amazon Basin Area, Peru en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2205.151881
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.02.00 es_PE


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