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BMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7075.229 (Published 18 January 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:229
  1. David S Reeves, President, Association of Medical Microbiologistsa
  1. a Trust Headquarters, Southmead Health Services NHS Trust, Westbury on Trym, Bristol BS10 5NB

    Editor–I am sure that no microbiologist would dissent from Peter Wenham's view that patients infected with methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus should be treated with every consideration and a holistic approach, but it is wrong of him to support his view with incorrect assertions.1 I am informed that the advice given to the man in the case …

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