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Evaluation of Universal Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Screening Using Nasal Polymerase Chain Reaction Compared with Nasal, Axilla, and Groin and Throat and Perianal Cultures in a Hospital Setting

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 January 2015

Mar-Kyaw Win*
Affiliation:
Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Communicable Disease Centre, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
Chee-Fu Yung
Affiliation:
Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Communicable Disease Centre, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
Bee-Fong Poh
Affiliation:
Infection Control Unit, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
Prabha-Unny Krishnan
Affiliation:
Department of Laboratory Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
Swee-Kai Seet
Affiliation:
Department of Laboratory Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
Yee-Sin Leo
Affiliation:
Department of Infectious Diseases, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
Brenda Ang
Affiliation:
Department of Infectious Diseases, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
*
Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Communicable Disease Centre, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433, Singapore (mar_kyaw_win@ttsh.com.sg)
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Abstract

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Type
Letters to the Editor
Copyright
Copyright © The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America 2013

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