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Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2013 Nov;42(11):575-8.

An Outbreak of Community Associated Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Subtype USA300 at an International School in Singapore.

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Singhealth, Singapore.


Community associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) subtype USA300 remains relatively well confined within North American shores. Between August and November 2010, a large international school in Singapore recorded 27 skin and soft tissue infections, 8 of which were confirmed USA 300. This study reports the outbreak investigation and the interventions instituted.

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