Aerosolization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus during an epidemic in a burn intensive care unit.

Abstract

Despite prompt identification of cases, rigorous isolation techniques, negative environmental samples, and largely negative personnel cultures, an epidemic of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) continued in our Burn Intensive Care Unit (BICU). We sought to determine whether there was any aerosolization of that organism in the unit and if… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/BCR.0b013e3181667583

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