A case control study of environmental and occupational exposures associated with methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage in patients admitted to a rural tertiary care hospital in a high density swine region

@inproceedings{Schinasi2014ACC,
  title={A case control study of environmental and occupational exposures associated with methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage in patients admitted to a rural tertiary care hospital in a high density swine region},
  author={Leah H. Schinasi and Steve Wing and Kerri L Augustino and Keith M. Ramsey and Delores L. Nobles and David B Richardson and Lance B Price and Maliha Aziz and Pia D M Macdonald and Jill R Stewart},
  booktitle={Environmental health : a global access science source},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Distinct strains of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) have been identified on livestock and livestock workers. Industrial food animal production may be an important environmental reservoir for human carriage of these pathogenic bacteria. The objective of this study was to investigate environmental and occupational exposures associated with nasal carriage of MRSA in patients hospitalized at Vidant Medical Center, a tertiary hospital serving a region with intensive… CONTINUE READING
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