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Br J Sports Med. 1998 June; 32(2): 153–154.
PMCID: PMC1756087

An outbreak of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection in a rugby football team


Outbreaks of infection caused by methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus are common in hospitals and nursing homes, but until now none have been reported in the community. This is a report of an outbreak involving five members of a rugby football team.

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