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Staphylococcus aureus nasopharyngeal carriage in rural and urban northern Vietnam.

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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 culture, and demographic and socioeconomic data were taken from 1016 participants in urban and rural northern Vietnam, who were randomly sel...

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10.1093/trstmh/tru132

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Van Nguyen, K More by this author
Thi Vu, BN More by this author
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Journal:
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Volume:
108
Issue:
12
Pages:
783-790
Publication date:
2014-12-05
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EISSN:
1878-3503
ISSN:
0035-9203
URN:
uuid:1be92067-80be-47d5-9f66-78bbf9dfeeea
Source identifiers:
483504
Local pid:
pubs:483504
Language:
English
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