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Inappropriate Initial Antibiotic Treatment May Extend Stays for Patients with Healthcare-Associated Skin Infections
Date:10/30/2009

were methicillin-resistant S. aureus, commonly referred to as MRSA (73.4% in HCAI and 64.8% in CAI). MRSA represents a growing healthcare concern and has become an increasingly common cause of SSTIs, as evidenced by the prevalence of MRSA in this study.

Dr. Zervos is a principal investigator for the study and a paid consultant retained by Ortho-McNeil Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC.

*Empiric treatment is defined as antibiotics prescribed prior to the identification of the causative pathogen(s) by culture results.

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