Resistance to B-Lactam antibiotics in Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)
- At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
- Type: Presentation
- By: MOBASHERY, Shahriar (University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, United States of America)
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a global scourge, infections by which afflicates 100000 individuals annually in the US alone, a fifth of which lead to mortality. Resistance to Î²-lactam antibiotics in these organisms is overencompassing, including penicillins, cephalosporins, carbapenems, among others. The bacterium has.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.