All photos, except those of biography and in Prevention section, were downloaded from www.flickr.com. Clip art was downloaded from Microsoft. Below are our many sources, organized by sections in our website:
BACKGROUND, DEFINITION, AND DIAGNOSIS
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, from Wikipedia.
MRSA infection, from Mayo Clinic website
Understanding MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus)
Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia: MRSA infection
How concerned should we be about MRSA?
Is the way we raise our food giving us MRSA?
Murray PR, Rosenthal KS,
Pfaller MA Medical Biology, 5th edition. Philadelphia, 2005, Elsevier Mosby.
Let's Talk About Community-Associated Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Infections
HISTORY AND PREVENTION
Several articles from CDC website:
http://www.cdc.gov with site section headline: "Overview of Community-Associated MRSA". Also Podcast: (Running time: 4:57) "Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA),
Key facts about MRSA infections in the United States, including schools and healthcare settings, National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases, Series Name: CDC Featured Podcasts, Date Released: 10/23/2007,
"Invasive Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections in the United States"
JAMA, October 17, 2007--Volume 298, No. 15
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MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus): Protect your Team from MRSA
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Priya Sampathkumar, M.D., Mayo Clinic Online Proceedings, December 2007
Interview: Dr. Joshua Weil, M.D., FACEP, Chief, Department of Emergency Medicine
Kaiser Hospital Santa Rosa, California
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MRSA infection, MayoClinic.com
County of Sonoma Department of Health Services, CA-MRSA Treatment Guidelines
"Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a Family and Its Pet Cat"
The New England Journal of Medicine, March 13, 2008; vol 358: pp 1200-1201.
Pets Can Harbor Drug-Resistant Staph and Pass It to People, By Miranda Hitti
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High prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in pigs
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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization in veterinary personnel
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Community-acquired MRSA and pig farming
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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization in pigs and pig farmers
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Keep Antibiotics Working
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Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Spreads Into Nature
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