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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage and infection among patients with diabetic foot ulcer.

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Summary of "Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage and infection among patients with diabetic foot ulcer."

To evaluate the prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) nasal carriage in patients with diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) in Taiwan, and to assess the concordance between colonizing and clinical MRSA isolates from the patients.

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Name: Journal of microbiology, immunology, and infection = Wei mian yu gan ran za zhi
ISSN: 1995-9133
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