Nasal carriage of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus among ICU personnel working at Zahedan University, southeastern Iran.

@article{Sharifimood2013NasalCO,
  title={Nasal carriage of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus among ICU personnel working at Zahedan University, southeastern Iran.},
  author={Batool Sharifi-mood and Maliheh Metanat and Roya Alavi-Naini and Asadollah Shakeri and Zakaria Bameri and Maryam Imani},
  journal={Caspian journal of internal medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={4 3},
  pages={743-4}
}
Sir Methicillin resistant acquired S. aureus (MRSA) infection is an important infection in the hospitals worldwide. Nasal colonization with S. aureus especially among healthcare personnel plays as a significant role in the increasing prevalence of resistant community acquired S. aureus infections (1, 2). Colonized patients and also health personnel are the important sources of S. aureus and MRSA in hospitals (2, 3). Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage is a recognized risk… CONTINUE READING
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