MRSA risk not linked to ICU admission, study says

10/8/2013 | BeckersHospitalReview.com

Researchers who analyzed 29 articles on methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization in ICU patients found ICU admission was not a risk factor for developing MRSA, according to a study in Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. Researchers said MRSA screens for high-risk patients should be revamped to focus on those who show specific risk factors.

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