Natural history of colonization with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE): a systematic review

@inproceedings{Shenoy2014NaturalHO,
  title={Natural history of colonization with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE): a systematic review},
  author={Erica Seiguer Shenoy and Molly L Paras and Farzad Noubary and Rochelle P. Walensky and David C. Hooper},
  booktitle={BMC infectious diseases},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND No published systematic reviews have assessed the natural history of colonization with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) or vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE). Time to clearance of colonization has important implications for patient care and infection control policy. METHODS We performed parallel searches in OVID Medline for studies that reported the time to documented clearance of MRSA and VRE colonization in the absence of treatment, published between… CONTINUE READING
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