Correspondence analysis to evaluate the transmission of Staphylococcus aureus strains in two New York State maximum-security prisons.

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Prisons/jails are thought to amplify the transmission of Staphylococcus aureus (SA) particularly methicillin-resistant SA infection and colonisation. Two independently pooled cross-sectional samples of detainees being admitted or discharged from two New York State maximum-security prisons were used to explore this concept. Private interviews of participants… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S0950268817000942

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@article{Befus2017CorrespondenceAT, title={Correspondence analysis to evaluate the transmission of Staphylococcus aureus strains in two New York State maximum-security prisons.}, author={Montina B Befus and Dhritiman V. Mukherjee and Carolyn T. Herzig and Franklin David Lowy and Elaine L. Larson}, journal={Epidemiology and infection}, year={2017}, volume={145 10}, pages={2161-2165} }