Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus contamination of phlebotomy tourniquets and faucets

Introduction Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is transmitted through direct contact or fomites. The most important means of nosocomial spread is by hospital personnel. However, fomites are being increasingly recognized as sources of nosocomial infection. Objectives Our aim was to describe the MRSA contamination rate of phlebotomy… CONTINUE READING