Costs and possible benefits of a two-tier infection control management strategy consisting of active screening for multidrug-resistant organisms and tailored control measures.

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BACKGROUND Multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs) are an economic burden, and infection control (IC) measures are cost- and labour-intensive. A two-tier IC management strategy was developed, including active screening, in order to achieve effective use of limited resources. Briefly, high-risk patients were differentiated from other patients, distinguished… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhin.2016.02.013

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@article{Mutters2016CostsAP, title={Costs and possible benefits of a two-tier infection control management strategy consisting of active screening for multidrug-resistant organisms and tailored control measures.}, author={Nico T. Mutters and Frank G{\"{u}nther and Uwe Frank and Alexander Mischnik}, journal={The Journal of hospital infection}, year={2016}, volume={93 2}, pages={191-6} }