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Microbiology Spectrum


Numerous host and environmental factors contribute to persistent and intermittent nasal Staphylococcus aureus carriage in humans. The effects of worsening glycemia on the odds of S. aureus intermittent and persistent nasal carriage was established in two cohorts from an adult Mexican American population living in Starr County, Texas. The anterior nares were sampled at two time points and the presence of S. aureus determined by laboratory culture and


Adult, Blood Glucose, Carrier State, Glycated Hemoglobin, Humans, Mexican Americans, Staphylococcal Infections, Staphylococcus aureus

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