Trial to control an outbreak of Panton-Valentine leukocidin–positive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus at a boarding school in Japan
作者: Masaaki HigashiyamaTeruyo ItoXiao HanJunichiro NishiyamaAkemi TannoToshiko WadaYouichi FunaokaYusuke YoshidaKei MikitaTomomichi OgawaYasushi OkusaKoki KakuJunichi HatadaKeiichi HiramatsuAkihiko Kawana
作者单位: 1Department of Internal Medicine, National Defense Medical College, Saitama, Japan
2Department of Bacteriology, Juntendo University, Tokyo, Japan
3Division of Medicine, Japan Self Defense Forces Hospital Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan
4Nursing Department, Japan Self Defense Forces Central Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
5Department of Pediatrics, National Defense Medical College, Saitama, Japan
6Division of Biomedical Information Science, National Defense Medical College Research Institute, Saitama, Japan
刊名: AJIC: American Journal of Infection Control, 2011, Vol.39 (10), pp.858-865
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajic.2011.02.010
关键词: Closed communitysurveillanceoutbreakskin and soft tissue infectioncolonization
英文摘要: Background(#br)Our retrospective investigation of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection at a hospital in Japan around 2007 suggested dissemination of community-associated MRSA (CA-MRSA) strains among healthy students in a Japanese boarding school, which frequently caused skin disease and exhibited the same antibiogram patterns.(#br)Methods(#br)Active surveillance of skin diseases for 6 months after May 2008, examination of MRSA carriage in selected high-risk groups, and investigation of their life circumstances, including environmental cultures, were conducted in the school. Furthermore, we strengthened hygiene practices and improved recognized risk factors from November 2008 and observed the occurrence of skin diseases and MRSA carriage rate for the evaluation of...
全文获取路径: Elsevier  (合作)
影响因子:2.731 (2012)