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Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology
Volume 17, Suppl C, Pages 4C-24C
MRSA Guidelines Supplement

Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus: A Perspective for Canadian Health Care Practitioners

Michelle Barton,1 Michael Hawkes,1 Dorothy Moore,2 John Conly,3 Lindsay Nicolle,4 Upton Allen,1 Nora Boyd,5 Joanne Embree,4 Liz Van Horne,6 Nicole Le Saux,7 Susan Richardson,8 Aideen Moore,9 Dat Tran,1 Valerie Waters,1 Mary Vearncombe,10 Kevin Katz,11 J Scott Weese,12 John Embil,4 Marianna Ofner-Agostini,13 E Lee Ford-Jones,1 and The Writing Group of the Expert Panel of Canadian Infectious Disease, Infection Prevention and Control, and Public Health Specialists

1Division of Infectious Diseases, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2Division of Infectious Diseases, Montreal Children’s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
3Division of Infectious Diseases, Departments of Medicine, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Calgary Health Region and University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
4Sections of Infectious Diseases, Departments of Internal Medicine and Paediatrics, and Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
5Bluewater Health, Sarnia, Canada
6Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Canada
7Division of Infectious Diseases, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
8Department of Laboratory Medicine Infection Prevention and Control, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
9Division of and Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
10Department of Microbiology, Sunnybrook and Women’s College Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Canada
11North York General Hospital and Sunnybrook Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care —Strategic Planning and Implementation Branch, Toronto, Canada
12Ontario Veterinary College, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
13Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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