Epidemiology and prevention of Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage in hemodialyzed patients.

Abstract

UNLABELLED Nasal carriage of Staphylococcus aureus may be responsible for some serious infections among hemodialyzed patients. Its pathogenic potential and commensal nature allows for an easy transmission both in and out of hospital environment. PURPOSE This study was to assess the prevalence of S. aureus nasal carriage, to determine its frequency and… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.medmal.2011.05.005

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