Rapid diagnostic testing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carriage at different anatomical sites: costs and benefits of less extensive screening regimens

M. W. M. Wassenberg*, Jan A. J. W. Kluytmans, R. W. Bosboom, A. G. M. Buiting, E. P. M. van Elzakker, W. J. G. Melchers, S. F. T. Thijsen, Annet Troelstra, C.M.J.E. Vandenbroucke-Grauls, C.E. Visser, A. Voss, P. F. G. Wolffs, M. W. H. Wulf, A. van Zwet, G. Ardine de Wit, Marc J. M. Bonten

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28 Citations (Web of Science)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1704-1710
JournalClinical Microbiology and Infection
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2011


  • Back-up cultures
  • cost-effectiveness
  • extranasal screening
  • MRSA screening
  • multiple site screening
  • rapid diagnostic testing

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