Applied Research on Antimicrobioal Resistance: Molecular Epidemiology of Community Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
Investigator: Henry Chambers, MD
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Location(s): United States
Molecular Epidemiology of Community MRSA.
A group of physicians will collect MRSA isolates and associated information about infected patients in San Francisco. Isolates will be examined using various molecular techniques, and investigators will study evolutionary relationships among MRSA isolates.