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In reply: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: A link to statin therapy?

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In Reply: While there may be some theoretical increased risk of S aureus cutaneous infections because of the effect of statins on lipids in the skin, it is not clear what role statin use has played in the changing epidemiology of S aureus infections. Other studies suggest that statins may ameliorate sepsis because of their anti-inflammatory effect. 1

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