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Evanston-Northwestern Study Proves Effectiveness of MRSA Screening to Reduce Hospital Infections
Date:3/18/2008

erland hospital, "was seriously flawed," according to McCaughey, "rendering its findings insignificant." In that previous study, many patients were not tested until they had been in the hospital twelve hours, and test results were delayed an average of 22.5 hours after that --- a 34.5 hour delay overall. In fact, 41% of patients had already had their surgeries, before their test results were known. Consequently, the precautions, including isolation, that are supposed to be taken in response to an MRSA positive result, were not taken. The delay allowed the germ to spread to other patients.

"The evidence is overwhelming that hospitals cannot effectively prevent the spread of MRSA bacteria if they don't know which patients carry these germs," says McCaughey. "Screening saves lives. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention should call on all hospitals to screen incoming patients for MRSA."


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