Staphylococcus aureus infection following nasal colonization: markedly increased risk with MRSA in younger patients

U. Seybold, S. Schubert, J. R. Bogner & M. Hogardt
Objectives: S. aureus colonization, present in about 1/3 of the population, is a predictor of subsequent infection. Objective of this study was to define effect modifiers of this association. Methods: Adult patients with growth of S. aureus from anterior nares swabs were identified at the University[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]