Infection

, Volume 36, Issue 6, pp 590–592

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

Authors

    • Dept. of MicrobiologySt. Jozefskliniek
  • D. Petré
    • Dept. of Orthopedic SurgerySt. Jozefskliniek
  • B. Gordts
    • Dept. of MicrobiologyAZ St. Jan
  • A. Voss
    • Dept. of Medical Microbiology and Infectious DiseasesCanisius-Wilhelmina Hospital
Case Report

DOI: 10.1007/s15010-007-7029-4

Cite this article as:
Declercq, P., Petré, D., Gordts, B. et al. Infection (2008) 36: 590. doi:10.1007/s15010-007-7029-4

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.

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