Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus: awareness, knowledge and disposition to screening among healthcare workers in critical care units of a Nigerian hospital.

@article{Fadeyi2011MethicillinRS,
  title={Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus: awareness, knowledge and disposition to screening among healthcare workers in critical care units of a Nigerian hospital.},
  author={Abayomi Fadeyi and Muhammed Adeboye and Adeola Fowotade and Charles Nwabuisi and B. O. Bolaji and Olanrewaju Olubukola Oyedepo and Omotayo Olukemi Adesiyun and Timothy Olusegun Olanrewaju and Adedamola Aderibigbe and Alakija Kazeem Salami and Olufemi O Desalu and A. A. Akanbi and Akeem Ayinde Raheem and Abiodun Olalere},
  journal={West African journal of medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={
          282-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Awareness level about methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is high in the western world but the status in developing countries is not well defined. OBJECTIVE To assess MRSA awareness level, knowledge and disposition to screening among critical healthcare givers (HCGs) in Nigeria. METHODS A self-administered questionnaire was used to assess the level of awareness and knowledge of HCGs in critical care units of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin… CONTINUE READING