Staphylococcus aureus nasopharyngeal carriage in rural and urban northern Vietnam

@inproceedings{Nguyen2014StaphylococcusAN,
  title={Staphylococcus aureus nasopharyngeal carriage in rural and urban northern Vietnam},
  author={Kinh Van Nguyen and Tianying Zhang and Bich Ngoc Thi Vu and Trinh Tuyet Dao and Toan Khanh Tran and Diep Ngoc Thi Nguyen and Huong Kieu Thi Tran and Chuc Kim Thi Nguyen and Annette Fox and Peter Horby and Heiman F. L. Wertheim},
  booktitle={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Staphylococcus aureus is a common human pathogen that can colonise the respiratory tract and cause infection. Here we investigate the risk factors associated with nasopharyngeal carriage of S. aureus (including methicillin-resistant S. aureus [MRSA]) in Vietnam. METHODS Between February and June 2012, nasal and pharyngeal swabs for S. aureus… CONTINUE READING