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Vol. 13 - Num. 52

Clinical Reviews

External otitis by Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in an infant

Pedro Gorrotxategi Gorrotxategia, JM Manterola Martijab

aPediatra. CS Pasaia San Pedro. Pasajes. Guipúzcoa. España.
bServicio de Microbiología. Hospital de Mendaro. Guipúzcoa. España.

Correspondence: P Gorrotxategi. E-mail: pedrojesus.gorrotxategigorrotxategi@osakidetza.eus

Reference of this article: Gorrotxategi Gorrotxategi P, Manterola Martija JM. External otitis by Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in an infant. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2011;13:585-90.

Published in Internet: 30-01-2012

Abstract

We reported the case of a child two months old, with external otitis by Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA). Nasal swabs were collected from the father and the mother with negative result. An intra-familial vertical transmission was identified later.

Keywords

Child Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Otitis Vertical Transmission

 

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