Predictive characteristics of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nares screening tests for methicillin resistance among S. aureus clinical isolates from hospitalized veterans

Teresa C. Fox, Paul Thuras, James R. Johnson

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Abstract

For patients with possible Staphylococcus aureus infection, providers must decide whether to treat empirically for methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA). Nares MRSA colonization screening tests could inform decisions regarding empiric MRSA-active antibiotic use.1,2.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)603-605
Number of pages3
JournalInfection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
Volume40
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2019

PubMed: MeSH publication types

  • Journal Article
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.

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