[Systematic screening for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the nasal cavities of patients hospitalized in the dermatology departments of the Saint-Louis Hospital].

@article{Gener2008SystematicSF,
  title={[Systematic screening for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the nasal cavities of patients hospitalized in the dermatology departments of the Saint-Louis Hospital].},
  author={Gwendeline Gener and Alain Dupuy and Martine Rouveau and J P Claisse and Isabelle Casin and Louis Dubertret and Patrice Morel and F L Simon and M. Gabriel Viguier},
  journal={Annales de dermatologie et de venereologie},
  year={2008},
  volume={135 12},
  pages={815-21}
}
OBJECTIVES In a bid to combat methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) more efficiently in our department, we performed a study to 1) clarify the MRSA carriage rate in patients hospitalized in the department; 2) evaluate the rate of MRSA acquisition during hospitalization; 3) describe the MRSA carrier profile; 4) study the morbidity and mortality… CONTINUE READING