Three-Year Study of Targeted Screening for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus at Hospital Admission

Abstract

The problem of the spread of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) during hospital transfers, re-admission and admission from nursing homes is well documented. Since MRSA carriage can be occult, only to be detected later in clinical specimens, screening at hospital admission has been advocated for areas in which MRSA is endemic [1]. In a… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10096-002-0880-4

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