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Research Article

Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infection and Hospitalization in High-Risk Patients in the Year following Detection

  • Susan S. Huang mail,

    sshuang@uci.edu

    Affiliations: Division of Infectious Diseases and Health Policy Research Institute, School of Medicine, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, United States of America, Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Virginia L. Hinrichsen,

    Affiliation: Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Rupak Datta,

    Affiliations: Division of Infectious Diseases and Health Policy Research Institute, School of Medicine, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, United States of America, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Laura Spurchise,

    Affiliation: Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Irina Miroshnik,

    Affiliation: Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Kimberly Nelson,

    Affiliation: Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Richard Platt

    Affiliations: Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Published: September 16, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0024340

About the Authors

Susan S. Huang, Rupak Datta
Division of Infectious Diseases and Health Policy Research Institute, School of Medicine, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, United States of America
Susan S. Huang, Richard Platt
Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Virginia L. Hinrichsen, Rupak Datta, Laura Spurchise, Irina Miroshnik, Kimberly Nelson, Richard Platt
Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: sshuang@uci.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SSH RP. Performed the experiments: SSH VLH RD LS KN. Analyzed the data: SSH VLH RD IM. Wrote the paper: SSH RD.