Skip to main content

Table 2 Summary of findings of MRSA epidemiology studies with data acquisition periods ending on or before 2011

From: The incidence of MRSA infections in the United States: is a more comprehensive tracking system needed?

   Acquisition Dates Type of Infection Patient Population Geographic Distribution Results
Emerging Infection Program Dantes, et al. [4] 2005 to 2011 Invasive MRSA All Ages: Hospital-Onset Nine Diverse Metropolitan Areas 54.2% Decrease
  Dantes, et al. [4] 2005 to 2011 Invasive MRSA All Ages: healthcare- Associated Community-Onset Nine Diverse Metropolitan Areas 27.7% Decrease
  Dantes, et al. [4] 2005 to 2011 Invasive MRSA All Ages: Community- Associated Nine Diverse Metropolitan Areas 5.0% Decrease
  Iwamoto, et al. [5] 2005 to 2010 Invasive MRSA Pediatric, 90 days and Older: Hospital-Onset Nine Diverse Metropolitan Areas 8.7% per year Decrease P = .10
  Iwamoto, et al. [5] 2005 to 2010 Invasive MRSA Pediatric, 90 days and Older: Healthcare-Associated Community-Onset Nine Diverse Metropolitan Areas 2.6% per year Decrease P = .60
  Iwamoto, et al. [5] 2005 to 2010 Invasive MRSA Pediatric, 90 days and Older: Community-Associated Nine Diverse Metropolitan Areas 10.2% per year Increase P = .007
  Iwamoto, et al. [5] 2005 to 2010 Invasive MRSA Pediatric, 3 to 89 days of age: Nine Diverse Metropolitan Areas 11.3% per year Decrease
Surveillance Network (TSN) Database-USA Klein, et al. [6] 2005 to 2008 MRSA Infections from Laboratory isolates combined with NIS Data MRSA Infections Associated With Being Hospital-Onset 300 Geographic Distributed Laboratories Across The United States MRSA Pneumonia & Blood Infections Remained Constant, “assumed” hospital-associated MRSA phonotype increased.
University Healthcare Consortium Data David, et al. [7] 2003 to 2008 MRSA Infections Coded on Admin- istrative (Billing) Data Patients Discharged From University Hospitals 420 University Hospitals and Affiliated Hospitals 100% Increase
U.S. Military Landrum, et al. [11] 2005 to 2010 MRSA Bacteremia Tricare Patients Treated at Military Facilities Hospital Onset MRSA: Military Personnel, Retirees, Immediate Family treated at 266 Military Facilities 43% Decrease P < .005
  Landrum, et al. [11] 2005 to 2010 MRSA Bacteremia Tricare Patients Treated at Military Facilities Community Onset: Military Personnel, Retirees, Immediate Family treated at 266 Military Facilities 29% Decrease P < .005