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Control of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

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Lee, Andie S
Published in Infectious Disease Clinics of North America. 2011, vol. 25, no. 1, p. 155-79
Abstract Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a leading cause of nosocomial infections worldwide. Different approaches to the control of this pathogen have met with varying degrees of success in different health care settings. Controversies exist with regards to various MRSA control strategies. The implementation and outcomes of control measures depend on several factors, including scientific, economic, administrative, governmental, and political influences. It is clear that flexibility to adapt and institute these measures in the context of local epidemiology and resources is required.
Keywords Anti-Bacterial Agents/therapeutic useCross Infection/prevention & controlHumansInfection Control/methodsMethicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureusRisk FactorsStaphylococcal Infections/prevention & control
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PMID: 21315999
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Research group Groupe Harbarth Stephan (Staphylocoques dorés résistants à la méthicilline) (866)
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LEE, Andie S, HUTTNER, Benedikt, HARBARTH, Stéphan Juergen. Control of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. In: Infectious Disease Clinics of North America, 2011, vol. 25, n° 1, p. 155-79. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:25337

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