Adjustment of the MRSA Search and Destroy policy for outpatients in the Netherlands: a prospective cohort study with repeated prevalence measurements

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van Rijen, Miranda ML; Kluytmans, Jan AJW;
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
  • Journal: Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control,volume 3,pages3-3 (issn: 2047-2994, eissn: 2047-2994)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3896826, doi: 10.1186/2047-2994-3-3
  • Subject: MRSA | Transmission | Search & Destroy policy | Outpatients | Outpatient clinic | Research | Staphylococcus aureus

Background In the Netherlands a successful MRSA Search and Destroy policy is applied in healthcare institutes. We determined the effect of an adjustment in the MRSA Search and Destroy policy for patients in the outpatient clinic on the MRSA transmission to health care w... View more
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