Shift in Staphylococcus aureus Clone Linked to an Infected Tattoo
Published Date:Sep 2006
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 12(9):1444-1446.
Electrophoresis, Gel, Pulsed-Field
Microbial Sensitivity Tests
Skin And Soft Tissue Infections
Soft Tissue Infections
Staphylococcal Skin Infections
Description:A retrospective investigation of skin and soft tissue infections caused by community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strains among inmates in a Wisconsin correctional facility suggested a shift in MRSA genotype. Case timeline indicated a displacement of USA400 clone by USA300 clone. The USA300 index case was associated with an infected new tattoo.
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