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MRSA in hospital intensive care -- what's growing where?
Date:3/30/2008

from the hospital budget. To date frequencies of resistant infections in the intensive care unit have been extremely low.

By establishing which organisms and which drug resistance genes are circulating in the intensive care unit we will be able to see to what extent the environment is a potential infection threat to patients, says Gemma Kay. Our experience so far suggests very good infection control, but the final outcomes of the study may suggest further changes that could provide additional protection for patients.


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Society for General Microbiology
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