TITLE

Does isolation prevent the spread of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus?

AUTHOR(S)
Dhaliwal, Jastej; McGeer, Allison
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/29/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 7, p875
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the possible benefits of isolation of a patient infected with or colonized by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus to prevent transmission to other patients. Findings of MRSA colonization in two intensive care units in Canada; Measurement of hand hygiene compliance; Use of private rooms to reduce the transmission.
ACCESSION #
16457571

 

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