Prevalence of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in a Tertiary-Care Hospital in Eastern Nepal.

@article{Kumari2008PrevalenceOM,
  title={Prevalence of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in a Tertiary-Care Hospital in Eastern Nepal.},
  author={Namrata Kumari and Tribhuban Mohan Mohapatra and Yengkokpam Ibotomba Singh},
  journal={JNMA; journal of the Nepal Medical Association},
  year={2008},
  volume={47 170},
  pages={53-6}
}
Nosocomial infection is a major problem in the world today. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strains, usually resistant to several antibiotics, shows a particular ability to spread in hospitals and is now present in most of the countries. The aim of the present study was to determine the prevalence of MRSA infections and their antimicrobial susceptibility pattern in our hospital located in eastern Nepal. Identification of Staphylococcus aureus was confirmed by standard methods… CONTINUE READING
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