Rapid screening of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus using PCR and chromogenic agar: a prospective study to evaluate costs and effects

M. W. M. Wassenberg*, Jan A. J. W. Kluytmans, A. T. A. Box, R. W. Bosboom, A. G. M. Buiting, E. P. M. van Elzakker, W. J. G. Melchers, M. M. L. van Rijen, 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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60 Citations (Web of Science)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1754-1761
JournalClinical Microbiology and Infection
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2010


  • Chromogenic agar
  • cost analysis
  • MRSA
  • rapid screening

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