Practical steps to deal with meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in hospitals

M.A. Aldeyab, M.P. Kearney, M.G. Scott, J.C. McElnay

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LanguageEnglish
Pages145-146
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Hospital Infection
Volume75
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2010

Keywords

  • antibiotic agent
  • bacterial colonization
  • clinical trial
  • disease transmission
  • drug efficacy
  • environmental sanitation
  • hand washing
  • health care personnel
  • hospital infection
  • human
  • infection control
  • letter
  • methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  • methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection
  • patient compliance
  • personal hygiene
  • polymerase chain reaction
  • practice guideline
  • Staphylococcus infection
  • systematic review
  • Cross Infection
  • Great Britain
  • Hospitals
  • Humans
  • Infection Control
  • Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  • Staphylococcal Infections

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Aldeyab, M.A. ; Kearney, M.P. ; Scott, M.G. ; McElnay, J.C. / Practical steps to deal with meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in hospitals. In: Journal of Hospital Infection. 2010 ; Vol. 75, No. 2. pp. 145-146.
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Practical steps to deal with meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in hospitals. / Aldeyab, M.A.; Kearney, M.P.; Scott, M.G.; McElnay, J.C.

In: Journal of Hospital Infection, Vol. 75, No. 2, 06.2010, p. 145-146.

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