- Inclusion of 30-day postdischarge detection triples the incidence of hospital-onset methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureusTaliser R Avery
Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:114-21. 2012..Hospitalized patients are at increased risk for acquisition of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). As hospital length of stay shortens, hospital-acquired MRSA events may be more likely to be detected after discharge...
- Patient sharing and population genetic structure of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureusWeixiong Ke
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:6763-8. 2012..These findings suggest that concerted efforts among hospitals that share large numbers of patients may be synergistic to prevent MRSA transmission...