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September 15, 1999

Potential Use of a Caspase Against HIV

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Copyright 1999 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.1999

JAMA. 1999;282(11):1038-1039. doi:10-1001/pubs.JAMA-ISSN-0098-7484-282-11-jac90008

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.