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Prevalence and Risk Factors of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Colonization among Critically Ill Hospitalized Patients in a Tertiary Care Center in Houston, Texas: An Active Surveillance Pilot Project

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 January 2015

Carolina Espinoza*
Affiliation:
Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas
Virgie Fisher
Affiliation:
Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas
Willine Jean
Affiliation:
Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas
Barbara Gaines
Affiliation:
Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas
Koya Davis
Affiliation:
Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas
Audrey Wanger
Affiliation:
Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas
Eric Brown
Affiliation:
The University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health, Houston, Texas
Jacquelyn Slomka
Affiliation:
The University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health, Houston, Texas
Luis Ostrosky-Zeichner
Affiliation:
Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas
*
Quality and Patient Safety, 9301 Southwest Freeway, Suite 480, Houston, TX 77074 (Carolina.Espinoza@memorialhermann.org)

Abstract

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Copyright © The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America 2011

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