TABLE 11.

Reported invasive CA-MRSA infections in 1998 to 2009

Type of infection or syndromeReference(s)
Brain abscess470, 546, 835
Cavernous sinus thrombosis641, 651, 789
Diarrhea and shock9
Endocarditis38, 292, 367, 522, 728
Epidural abscess103
Fournier's gangrene111, 457
Iliopsoas abscess, postpartum or otherwise850, 993
Lemierre's syndrome60, 72
Mediastinitis, mediastinal abscess118, 1009
Meningitis641, 808, 960, 971
Orbital cellulitis789, 948
Acute osteomyelitis159, 379, 439, 467, 513, 584, 677, 791, 815, 821, 971
Necrotizing conjunctivitis100
Necrotizing fasciitis7, 17, 87, 159, 224, 379, 523, 525, 609, 911, 1021
Necrotizing pneumonia3, 86, 96, 99, 102, 124, 141, 159, 189, 190, 247, 305, 312, 320, 321, 322, 331, 355, 372, 396, 429, 540, 564, 583, 590, 602, 614, 618, 669, 677, 719, 720, 763, 781, 804, 848, 858, 870, 906, 907, 917, 925, 926, 1028
Prostatic abscess724
Purpura fulminans488
Pyomyositis7, 296, 354, 415, 467, 527, 545, 584, 701, 705, 826, 971
Retropharyngeal abscess288
Septic arthritis415, 564, 584, 720, 736, 857
Septic thrombophlebitis or so-called “pelvic syndrome”330, 467, 677, 870
Sepsis, severe sepsis6, 30, 124, 133, 159, 179, 192, 262, 360, 571, 603, 621, 720, 857, 887, 917, 1011