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Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a Beauty Salon, the Netherlands.

An outbreak of community-associated USA300 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus occurred in a beautician and 2 of her customers. Eight other persons, who were either infected (n = 5) or colonized (n = 3), were linked to this outbreak, including a family member, a household contact, and partners of customers. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2008;14(11):1797-9.

Author: Huijsdens XW, Janssen M, Renders NHM, Leenders A, van Wijk P, van Santen-Verheuvel MG, van-Driel JK, Morroy G

Published: 01/01/2008

Publication Type: Journal article

Publisher: Emerging Infectious Diseases