Risk factors for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in diabetic foot infections

The purpose of this study was to evaluate risk factors for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in patients hospitalized for diabetic foot infections. They reviewed hospital admissions for foot infections in patients with diabetes which had nasal swabs, and anaerobic and aerobic tissue cultures at the time of admission. Data collected included patient characteristics and medical history to determine risk factors for developing an MRSA infection in the foot.

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Risk factors for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in diabetic foot infections

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