Treatment of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections in Adults and Children

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

February 1, 2011

Supplemental Implementation Tools

Document Type


External Publication Status


Country of Publication


Inclusion Criteria

Female, Male, Adolescent, Adult, Child, Infant, Older adult

Health Care Settings

Ambulatory, Hospital, Outpatient

Intended Users

Nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant


Management, Treatment

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D055624 - Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus, D016106 - Methicillin Resistance


Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), MRSA, SSTI, Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Source Citation

Catherine Liu, Arnold Bayer, Sara E. Cosgrove, Robert S. Daum, Scott K. Fridkin, Rachel J. Gorwitz, Sheldon L. Kaplan, Adolf W. Karchmer, Donald P. Levine, Barbara E. Murray, Michael J. Rybak, David A. Talan, Henry F. Chambers, Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America for the Treatment of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections in Adults and Children, Clinical Infectious Diseases, Volume 52, Issue 3, 1 February 2011, Pages e18–e55, https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciq146