Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Skin and Soft Tissue Infections

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Last updated February 23, 2015
Case Authors: 
David H. Spach, MD's picture
David H. Spach, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Clinical Director
Northwest AIDS Education and Training Center
University of Washington School of Medicine 
Learning Objectives: 
  1. Describe the approach to common skin and soft tissue infections in HIV-infected persons.
  2. List appropriate antimicrobial therapy for MRSA skin and soft tissue infections.

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