Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus transmission in a low-prevalence healthcare setting
作者: Husam KhanfarAbiola SenokAdnan AnaniVitaly Zinkevich
作者单位: 1Microbiology Laboratory Unit, Dhahran Health Center, Saudi Aramco, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
2College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
3Medical Epidemiology Unit, Dhahran Health Center, Saudi Aramco, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
4School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 2UP, United Kingdom
刊名: Journal of Infection and Public Health, 2012, Vol.5 (4), pp.311-316
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.jiph.2012.07.001
关键词: Colonization pressureMRSAHospital-associated infections
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)Background(#br)The aim of this study was to assess the nosocomial transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and the predictive role of colonization pressure (CP) in a low-prevalence healthcare setting.(#br)Methods(#br)A retrospective analysis of MRSA infection rates from 2004 to 2009 at the Saudi Aramco Dhahran Health Center, Saudi Arabia, was performed. MRSA patient-days, susceptible patient-days, nosocomial incidence and CP were calculated for each month from January 2008 to December 2009.(#br)Results(#br)During the study period, 878 cases of MRSA colonization/infection were identified. Of these cases, 777 (88.4%) and 101 (11.5%) were community-acquired MRSA (CA-MRSA) and healthcare-associated MRSA (HA-MRSA) cases, respectively. A decrease in the...
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  • nosocomial 医院的
  • resistant 耐久的
  • prevalence 传播
  • transmission 传送
  • methicillin 6二甲氧基苯青霉素
  • infection 感染
  • incidence 入射
  • month 
  • period 
  • observed 观察到的