- Validation of the IDI-MRSA system for use on pooled nose, axilla, and groin swabs and single swabs from other screening sitesDakshika Jeyaratnam
Department of Infection, Infection and Immunology Delivery Unit, Guy s and St Thomas Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, St Thomas Hospital, London SE1 7EH, UK
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 61:1-5. 2008..3%), which may have been due to the extra heating step used to liquefy gel from the Amies medium. Thus, in this study IDI-MRSA gives similar results to culture with pooled or single swabs from multiple screening sites...
- Impact of rapid screening tests on acquisition of meticillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus: cluster randomised crossover trialDakshika Jeyaratnam
Department of Infection, Guys and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London
BMJ 336:927-30. 2008..To determine whether introducing a rapid test for meticillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) screening leads to a reduction in MRSA acquisition on hospital general wards...
- Clinical management of Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemiaGuy E Thwaites
Centre for Molecular Microbiology and Infection, Imperial College, London, UK
Lancet Infect Dis 11:208-22. 2011..We discuss the consequences on clinical practice, and how these findings define the agenda for future clinical research...