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Risk factors for previously unknown meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carriage on admission to 13 surgical wards in Europe.

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BACKGROUND: Early identification of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) carriers may be helpful for clinical and epidemiological reasons. AIM: To identify and compare risk factors of previously unknown MRSA carriage on admission to 13 surgical wards in France, Greece, Italy, and Spain. METHODS: The study was a prospective observational cohort study which enrolled consecutive patients screened for MRSA on admission to surgical wards. Sociodemographic data, comorbidities and possi...

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10.1016/j.jhin.2012.09.020

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Chalfine, A More by this author
Daikos, GL More by this author
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Journal:
The Journal of hospital infection
Volume:
83
Issue:
2
Pages:
107-113
Publication date:
2013-02-05
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EISSN:
1532-2939
ISSN:
0195-6701
URN:
uuid:b8656648-2718-4ac5-a25d-e86081760d42
Source identifiers:
366836
Local pid:
pubs:366836

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