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SCCM Pod-136 PCCM: Community-Associated MRSA in Previously Healthy Children

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Amy Creel, MD, served as lead author on an article published in the May 2009 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, titled “Severe Invasive Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) Infections in Previously Healthy Children.” Creel is a pediatric critical care physician at Children’s Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana. The study examined increases in CA-MRSA in healthy children, which raise concerns about the initial empirical antibiotic therapy being used.

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Category: PCCM Podcast



Knowledge Area: Pediatrics Infection