Two Studies Feed the Debate on Active Surveillance for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci Carriage: To Screen or Not to Screen?

Talbot, Thomas R.
February 2007
Journal of Infectious Diseases;2/1/2007, Vol. 195 Issue 3, p314
Academic Journal
The article comments on the growth in drug-resistant bacteria and the preventive measures used to control them . Two of the more prominent antibiotic-resistant pathogens are methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin-resistant enterococci. One key preventive measure is the active culture screening of patients for such bacteria.


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