TABLE 11.

Reported invasive CA-MRSA infections in 1998 to 2009

Type of infection or syndromeReference(s)
Brain abscess 470, 546, 835
Cavernous sinus thrombosis 641, 651, 789
Diarrhea and shock 9
Endocarditis 38, 292, 367, 522, 728
Epidural abscess 103
Fournier's gangrene 111, 457
Iliopsoas abscess, postpartum or otherwise 850, 993
Lemierre's syndrome 60, 72
Mediastinitis, mediastinal abscess 118, 1009
Meningitis 641, 808, 960, 971
Orbital cellulitis 789, 948
Acute osteomyelitis 159, 379, 439, 467, 513, 584, 677, 791, 815, 821, 971
Necrotizing conjunctivitis 100
Necrotizing fasciitis 7, 17, 87, 159, 224, 379, 523, 525, 609, 911, 1021
Necrotizing pneumonia 3, 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 abscess 724
Purpura fulminans 488
Pyomyositis 7, 296, 354, 415, 467, 527, 545, 584, 701, 705, 826, 971
Retropharyngeal abscess 288
Septic arthritis 415, 564, 584, 720, 736, 857
Septic thrombophlebitis or so-called “pelvic syndrome” 330, 467, 677, 870
Sepsis, severe sepsis 6, 30, 124, 133, 159, 179, 192, 262, 360, 571, 603, 621, 720, 857, 887, 917, 1011