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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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1704-1710
JournalClinical Microbiology and Infection
Volume17
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2011

Keywords

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

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Wassenberg, M. W. M., Kluytmans, J. A. J. W., Bosboom, R. W., Buiting, A. G. M., van Elzakker, E. P. M., Melchers, W. J. G., Thijsen, S. F. T., Troelstra, A., Vandenbroucke-Grauls, C. M. J. E., Visser, C. E., Voss, A., Wolffs, P. F. G., Wulf, M. W. H., van Zwet, A., de Wit, G. A., & Bonten, M. J. M. (2011). Rapid diagnostic testing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carriage at different anatomical sites: costs and benefits of less extensive screening regimens. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 17(11), 1704-1710. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-0691.2011.03502.x