Do rapid detection and isolation of colonized patients reduce MRSA spread in the intensive care unit?

@inproceedings{Marshall2011DoRD,
  title={Do rapid detection and isolation of colonized patients reduce MRSA spread in the intensive care unit?},
  author={Catherine Susan Marshall and E. S. McBryde and Michael J. Richards},
  year={2011}
}
Introduction / objectives Many studies have examined MRSA control measures, but few have been planned prospective single intervention studies in the endemic setting. We asked whether active surveillance & contact precautions (CP) reduced MRSA transmission. We collected & analysed data to avoid confounding (of MRSA acquisition with length of stay) & serial… CONTINUE READING