Which anatomical sites should be sampled for screening of MRSA carriage by culture or by rapid PCR test?


Introduction / objectives Rapid and accurate detection of MRSA carriage is a key element for therapy and for implementation of measures to prevent onward transmission. Nose is the anatomical site universally recommended for screening. However, other sites are also recommended, especially in countries with low MRSA incidence. Due to the high price of rapid… (More)


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