The Prevalence of Nasal Carriage Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus in Hospitalized Patients

@inproceedings{Moniri2009ThePO,
  title={The Prevalence of Nasal Carriage Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus in Hospitalized Patients},
  author={Rezvan Moniri and Gholam Abbas Musav and Nafiseh Fadavi},
  year={2009}
}
Objective: To determine the nasal colonization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in hospitalized patients. Methodology: This descriptive study was carried out on 100 hospitalized patients at Shahid Beheshti Hospital in Kashan in 2007. The nasal samples were collected by sterile swabs, and transferred to Brain Heart infusion (BHI) culture medium and immediately refered to the microbiology lab in Kashan University of Medical Sciences. Samples were inoculated on blood agar and manitol… CONTINUE READING