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Potential Use of a Caspase Against HIV

François L'Hériteau, MD; Jean-Christophe Lucet, MD, MPH; Agnès Scanvic, MD; Elisabeth Bouvet, MD
JAMA. 1999;282(11):1038-1039. doi:10-1001/pubs.JAMA-ISSN-0098-7484-282-11-jac90008.
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To the Editor: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is recognized as a major nosocomial pathogen. Long-term persistence of nasal carriage may explain its presence in the community. Community-acquired MRSA infections have been recently reported.1 We report a case of community-acquired MRSA infection with secondary familial transmission.

Herold  BCImmergluck  LCMaranan  MC  et al.  Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in children with no identified predisposing risk. JAMA. 1998;279:593-598.
Boyce  JM Are the epidemiology and microbiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus changing? JAMA. 1998;279:623-624.
Sanford  MDWidmer  AFBale  MJJones  RNWenzel  RP Efficient detection and long-term persistence of the carriage of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureusClin Infect Dis. 1994;19:1123-1128.
Collignon  PGosbell  IVickery  A  et al. for the Australian Group of Antimicrobial Resistance (AGAR), Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Australia. Lancet. 1998;352:145-146.
Levine  DPCushing  RDJui  JBrown  WJ Community-acquired methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus endocarditis in the Detroit Medical Center. Ann Intern Med. 1982;97:330-338.

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