Comparison of rectal swabs and stool cultures for the detection of gastrointestinal carriage of Staphylococcus aureus

K. Crossley, J. Solliday

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Abstract

In a survey of gastrointestinal staphylococcal colonization conducted in hospitalized burned patients, rectal swab cultures yielded Staphylococcus aureus significantly more often (34/65, 52%) than simultaneously collected stool cultures (24/65, 37%; P <0.01).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)433-434
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of clinical microbiology
Volume11
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1980

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