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Table 2 Community-associated Staphylococcus aureus infections during the first 90 days of life

From: Fusidic acid and clindamycin resistance in community-associated, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in children of Central Greece

Feature Age
  1-30 days 31-60 days 61-90 days
  n = 35 n = 5 n = 5
Age, days      
   Median (range) 14 (7 - 30) 46 (32 - 60) 82 (63 - 90)
   Mean ± SD 15.6 ± 5.3 46.6 ± 10.0 77.6 ± 12.5
Male gender 17 (48.6)a 3 (60.0) 2 (40.0)
Infection MSSA MRSA MRSA MSSA MRSA
  n = 12 n = 23 n = 5 n = 2 n = 3
Pneumonia with empyema 0 2 (8.7) 1 (20.0) 1 (50.0) 1 (33.3)
Septicemia 1 (8.3) 0 0 0 0
Pustulosis 5 (41.7) 11 (47.8) 1 (20.0) 0 2 (66.7)
Impetigo 2 (16.7) 0 1 (20.0) 0 0
Furuncle 1 (8.3) 2 (8.7) 1 (20.0) 1 (50.0) 0
Abscess 1 (8.3) 1 (4.3) 0 0 0
Cellulitis 0 1 (4.3) 0 0 0
Mastitis ± abscess 1 (8.3) 6 (26.1) 0 0 0
Omphalitis 1 (8.3) 0 0 0 0
Paronychia 0 0 1 (20.0) 0 0
  1. anumber in parentheses is percent, unless otherwise indicated.