An adult returned traveler from Dubai hospitalized with an influenza-like illness (ILI): Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) or influenza? Infection control implications from a near MERS case.


resulted in lower costs compared with screening followed by contact precautions. Perhaps most interestingly, the same analysis demonstrated that a strategy of universal decolonization without MRSA screening had the lowest intervention costs and best efficacy. The results suggest that MRSA screening may not be required in an intensive care unit setting with… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/ice.2015.91