Show simple item record

dc.contributor.authorLow, T B
dc.contributor.authorHarty, L
dc.contributor.authorMurray, M
dc.contributor.authorAndrews, C
dc.contributor.authorO'Neill, S J
dc.date.accessioned2011-04-06T14:03:40Z
dc.date.available2011-04-06T14:03:40Z
dc.date.issued2009-06
dc.identifier.citationPanton Valentine leukocidin MSSA leading to multi-organ failure. 2009, 102 (6):185 Ir Med Jen
dc.identifier.issn0332-3102
dc.identifier.pmid19722357
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/127439
dc.description.abstractWe report a case of a 15-year-old boy who developed multiple organ failure secondary to a sport injury leading to infection with a Panton Valentine Leukocidin (PVL) secreting Community-Acquired Methicillin Sensitive Staphylococcus Aureus (CA MSSA). Aggressive antibiotic therapy eventually led to recovery.
dc.language.isoenen
dc.subject.meshAdolescent
dc.subject.meshAnti-Bacterial Agents
dc.subject.meshAntibiotics, Antitubercular
dc.subject.meshAnticoagulants
dc.subject.meshAthletic Injuries
dc.subject.meshBacterial Toxins
dc.subject.meshCommunity-Acquired Infections
dc.subject.meshExotoxins
dc.subject.meshFloxacillin
dc.subject.meshHumans
dc.subject.meshLeukocidins
dc.subject.meshMale
dc.subject.meshMartial Arts
dc.subject.meshMethicillin Resistance
dc.subject.meshMultiple Organ Failure
dc.subject.meshRifampin
dc.subject.meshStaphylococcal Infections
dc.subject.meshStaphylococcus aureus
dc.subject.meshWarfarin
dc.titlePanton Valentine leukocidin MSSA leading to multi-organ failure.en
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentDepartment of Respiratory Medicine, RCSI Education & Research Center, Smurfit Building, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9. teckboonlow1@rcsi.ieen
dc.identifier.journalIrish medical journalen
dc.description.provinceLeinster
html.description.abstractWe report a case of a 15-year-old boy who developed multiple organ failure secondary to a sport injury leading to infection with a Panton Valentine Leukocidin (PVL) secreting Community-Acquired Methicillin Sensitive Staphylococcus Aureus (CA MSSA). Aggressive antibiotic therapy eventually led to recovery.


This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record