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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in adults: Treatment of bacteremia and osteomyelitis

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Franklin D Lowy, MD
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Daniel J Sexton, MD
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Elinor L Baron, MD, DTMH

INTRODUCTION

Issues related to treatment of bacteremia and osteomyelitis in adults caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) will be reviewed here.

General issues related to S. aureus bacteremia and osteomyelitis are discuss further separately. (See "Clinical approach to Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in adults" and "Overview of osteomyelitis in adults".)

Other issues related to MRSA are discussed further separately:

(See "Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in adults: Epidemiology".)

(See "Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA): Microbiology".)

                     

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