Prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus : effect of different criteria for elimination of duplicates.

BACKGROUND The purpose of this study is to compare the effect of different systems for eliminating duplicates in order to optimize the calculation of the prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection. METHODS We compare the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) criterion, time criteria and the criterion… (More)

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