Spread of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a large tertiary NICU: network analysis.

@article{Geva2011SpreadOM,
  title={Spread of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a large tertiary NICU: network analysis.},
  author={Alon Geva and Sharon B. Wright and Linda M. Baldini and Jane A Smallcomb and Charles Safran and James E. Gray},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2011},
  volume={128 5},
  pages={
          e1173-80
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) colonization in NICUs increases the risk of nosocomial infection. Network analysis provides tools to examine the interactions among patients and staff members that put patients at risk of colonization. METHODS Data from MRSA surveillance cultures were combined with patient room locations, nursing assignments, and sibship information to create patient- and unit-based networks. Multivariate models were constructed to quantify the risk… CONTINUE READING

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