HA-MRSAHospital-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
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Regarding typing of chromosome cassette mec (SCCmec), a high percent of isolates classified as CA-MRSA and HA-MRSA harbored SCCmec type IVc (n = 73, 70.
Unlike HA-MRSA, these strains usually cause more infection in younger people [810].
0% of the patients were found to be infected with HA-MRSA, 72.
Out of 51 MRSA cases, 7(14%) were CA-MRSA and 44(86%) were HA-MRSA.
aureus chromosome the SCCmec typing system has become an important technique for distinguishing between HA-MRSA and CA-MRSA.
In clinical settings it is important to differentiate between HA-MRSA and CAMRSA infections to help determine the most effective treatment and to reduce the rate of infections in hospitals and the community.
As cepas CA-MRSA sao sensiveis a uma variedade importante de antibioticos nao [beta]-lactamicos, enquanto os HA-MRSA sao tipicamente resistentes a multiplos antibioticos.
Additionally, as MRSA strains become progressively common in a variety of settings, the use of restrictive terms like HA-MRSA and CA-MRSA will become less meaningful as spread between all populations occur.
The HA-MRSA was a CMRSA-2 (PVL-) strain while the CA MRSA strain was a CMRSA-7 (PVL+) strain.
FERREIRA, GONCALVES e ASSIS, 1985 apud GELATTI et al, 2009) Epidemiologicamente, cepas MRSA oriundas de hospitais sao denominadas HA-MRSA (MRSA oriundos de hospital).
The presence of both HA-MRSA and CA-MRSA continue to rise at alarming rates.