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Table 3 Clinical features of patients >3 months old with community-associated Staphylococcus aureus infections

From: Fusidic acid and clindamycin resistance in community-associated, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in children of Central Greece

Type of infection MSSA MRSA P
  n = 115 n = 149  
Invasive    
   Arthritis 3 (2.6)a 1 (0.7) 0.321
   Osteomyelitis 2 (1.7) 0 0.189
   Pyomyositis/osteomyelitis with bacteremia 1 (0.9) 1 (0.7) 0.999
   Bursitis with bacteremia 1 (0.9) 0 0.436
   Pneumonia 0 2 (1.3) 0.506
   Periorbital cellulitis with bacteremia 0 1 (0.7) 0.999
   Soft tissue infection with bacteremia 0 2 (1.3) 0.506
   Cervical lymphadenitis 0 1 (0.7) 0.999
SSTIs    
   Impetigo 68 (59.1) 27 (18.1) < 0.001
   Folliculitis 1 (0.9) 3 (2) 0.635
   Unspecified pustular lesions 11 (9.6) 8 (5.4) 0.232
   Ecthyma 2 (1.7) 0 0.189
   Furuncle 9 (7.8) 55 (36.9) < 0.001
   Abscess 4 (3.5) 22 (14.8) 0.003
   Cellulitis 7 (6.1) 19 (12.7) 0.095
   Paronychia 2 (1.7) 4 (2.7) 0.700
   Mastitis 0 1 (0.7) 0.999
   Infected wound 4 (3.5) 2 (1.3) 0.409
  1. anumber in parentheses is percent