Dakshika Jeyaratnam

Summary

Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Validation of the IDI-MRSA system for use on pooled nose, axilla, and groin swabs and single swabs from other screening sites
    Dakshika 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
  2. pmc Impact of rapid screening tests on acquisition of meticillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus: cluster randomised crossover trial
    Dakshika Jeyaratnam
    Department of Infection, Guys and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London
    BMJ 336:927-30. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Clinical management of Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia
    Guy E Thwaites
    Centre for Molecular Microbiology and Infection, Imperial College, London, UK
    Lancet Infect Dis 11:208-22. 2011

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. doi request reprint Validation of the IDI-MRSA system for use on pooled nose, axilla, and groin swabs and single swabs from other screening sites
    Dakshika 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...
  2. pmc Impact of rapid screening tests on acquisition of meticillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus: cluster randomised crossover trial
    Dakshika 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...
  3. doi request reprint Clinical management of Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia
    Guy 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...