, Volume 36, Issue 6, pp 590-592
Date: 31 Oct 2007

Complicated Community-Acquired Soft Tissue Infection by MRSA from Porcine Origin

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Abstract

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a rare cause of community acquired soft tissue infection in Europe. We report a case of severe soft tissue infection caused by a MRSA strain originating from a pig bite.