Isolation and characterization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from fire stations in two northwest fire districts.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strains were isolated and characterized from environmental surfaces of two fire stations from two independent districts in the northwestern United States. After the first sampling and before the second sampling, education was provided, additional signage was added, and changes in disinfection… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajic.2010.09.008

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