Research and analysis

PVL-Staphylococcus aureus infections: enhanced surveillance

Enhanced case protocol for close contacts of patients with Panton-Valentine Leukocidin (PVL)-Staphylococcus aureus lower respiratory tract infections (LRTI).


Assessment of risk to close contacts of patients with lower respiratory tract infection due to Panton-Valentine leukocidin-positive Staphylococcus aureus in England

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Public health investigation of the epidemiology of confirmed cases and risk factors for the development of Panton-Valentine Leukocidin (PVL)-positive Staphylococcus aureus LRTI. This document focuses on the risks and modifying factors of household transmission.