Nasal carriage of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus among health care workers at Al Shifa hospital in Gaza Strip

@inproceedings{Aila2017NasalCO,
  title={Nasal carriage of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus among health care workers at Al Shifa hospital in Gaza Strip},
  author={Nabil Abdullah El Aila and Nahed Ali Al Laham and Basim Mohammad Ayesh},
  booktitle={BMC infectious diseases},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Nasal carriage of Staphylococcus aureus among hospital personnel is a common cause of hospital acquired infections. Emergence of drug resistant strains especially methicillin resistant S. aureus (MRSA) is a serious problem in hospital environment. Therefore, the aim of this study was to determine the nasal carriage rate of S. aureus and MRSA among Health Care Workers (HCWs) at Al Shifa Hospital, the major hospital in Gaza Strip. METHODS A cross sectional study was conducted on 200… CONTINUE READING
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