NASAL COLONIZATION RATE OF STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS STRAINS AMONG HEALTH CARE SERVICE EMPLOYEE’S OF TEACHING UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS IN YAZD

@inproceedings{Khalili2009NASALCR,
  title={NASAL COLONIZATION RATE OF STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS STRAINS AMONG HEALTH CARE SERVICE EMPLOYEE’S OF TEACHING UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS IN YAZD},
  author={Mohammad Bagher Khalili and Mohammad Kazem Sharifi-Yazdi and Helen Dargahi and Hosein Ali Sadeghian},
  year={2009}
}
This study was carried out to find the extent of staphylococcal carriages including Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus MRSA in employee's of teaching university hospitals in Yazd. Nasal swabs of 742 employees in four different medical teaching hospitals in Yazd were collected, and tested for detection of staphylococci strains. Out of 742 employees, 94 (12.7%) were carrier of staphylococcus aurus and 57 (11.38%) for methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) respectively… CONTINUE READING

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