Study finds benefits for MRSA screening before surgery

02/20/2012 | U.S. News & World Report · InfectionControlToday.com

A study of 197 children who underwent open-airway surgery found that none of the patients who were treated with an antibiotic regimen before, during and after surgery developed a post-surgical methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection. The findings underscore the need to develop a screening and treatment regimen, researchers reported in the Archives of Otolaryngology -- Head & Neck Surgery.

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