Characteristics of the included studies regarding the epidemiology of MRSA in Africa.

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Study refers to more than one countries

MRSA: Methicillin-resistant S. aureus; PVL: Panton Valentine Leukocidin; MC: Multicenter; NR: not reported; NE: non evaluable; CA: community-acquired; HA: hospital-acquired; CSF: cerebrospinal fluid; ICU: Intensive Care Unit; ENT; ear, nose and throat; SSTIs: skin and soft tissue infections.