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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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1754-1761
JournalClinical Microbiology and Infection
Volume16
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2010

Keywords

  • Chromogenic agar
  • cost analysis
  • MRSA
  • MRSA PCR
  • rapid screening

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Wassenberg, M. W. M., Kluytmans, J. A. J. W., Box, A. T. A., Bosboom, R. W., Buiting, A. G. M., van Elzakker, E. P. M., Melchers, W. J. G., van Rijen, M. M. L., 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. (2010). Rapid screening of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus using PCR and chromogenic agar: a prospective study to evaluate costs and effects. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 16(12), 1754-1761. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-0691.2010.03210.x