J Infect Chemother 2021 Mar 1;27(3):466-472. Epub 2020 Nov 1.
Department of Clinical Laboratory, University of Yamanashi Hospital, 1110, Shimokato, Chuo-shi, Yamanashi, 409-3898, Japan; Department of Clinical and Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Yamanashi, 1110, Shimokato, Chuo-shi, Yamanashi, 409-3898, Japan. Electronic address:
Introduction: USA300 is the most common community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strain. Sequence type (ST) 764 MRSA is a new local variant of the ST 5 lineage. The objective of this study was to determine the clinical characteristics of USA300 and ST 764 infections among outpatients in Japan. Read More