Is an increase of MRSA in Oslo, Norway, associated with changed infection control policy?

@article{Andersen2007IsAI,
  title={Is an increase of MRSA in Oslo, Norway, associated with changed infection control policy?},
  author={Bj{\o}rg Marit Andersen and Mette Rasch and Gaute Syversen},
  journal={The Journal of infection},
  year={2007},
  volume={55 6},
  pages={
          531-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVES The objective was to describe the prevalence of MRSA in Oslo, Norway, before and after introduction of a new National MRSA Control Guideline. METHODS From 1993 to 2006, we prospectively collected clinical and microbiological data on all MRSA cases in Oslo, Norway. Two MRSA guidelines; a strict Ullevål Standard MRSA Guideline and a less strict National MRSA Control Guideline were compared. RESULTS During 1993-2006, 358 MRSA cases were registered in Oslo; 43.9% detected in Ullevål… CONTINUE READING
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