Body site Staphylococcus aureus colonization among maintenance hemodialysis patients.

@article{Eells2015BodySS,
  title={Body site Staphylococcus aureus colonization among maintenance hemodialysis patients.},
  author={Samantha J. Eells and Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh and Michael Anthony Bolaris and Larissa S. May and Loren G Miller},
  journal={Nephron},
  year={2015},
  volume={129 2},
  pages={79-83}
}
BACKGROUND Patients on maintenance hemodialysis therapy are at high risk for health care-associated infections. Staphylococcus aureus is a common cause of health care-associated infections among maintenance hemodialysis patients. It is established that S. aureus colonization is associated with an increased risk for subsequent infection in this population… CONTINUE READING