MRSA in a large German University Hospital: Male gender is a significant risk factor for MRSA acquisition

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BACKGROUND The continually rising number of hospital acquired infections and particularly MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) colonization poses a major challenge from both clinical and epidemiological perspectives. The assessment of risk factors is vital in determining the best prevention, diagnosis and treatment strategies. MATERIALS AND… (More)
DOI: 10.3205/dgkh000154

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