Fatal necrotising pneumonia due to community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)

Anton Y Peleg and Wendy J Munckhof
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (4): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2004.tb06247.x
Published online: 16 August 2004

Anton Y Peleg,* Wendy J Munckhof†

  • Anton Y Peleg2
  • Wendy J Munckhof2

  • 1 Alfred Hospital, Prahran, VIC 3181
  • 2 Infection Management Service, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD.



We thank the staff of the Microbiology Department at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital for the isolate. We also thank Sharon Kleinschmidt for performing the pulsed field gel electrophoresis and Alex Stephens for performing the polymerase chain reaction test for the pvl gene.


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