Risk factors for ICU-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections


Oztoprak N., Cevik M., Akinci E., Korkmaz M., Erbay A., Eren S., ...More

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL, vol.34, no.1, pp.1-5, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

Abstract

Background: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a major nosocomial pathogen that causes severe morbidity and mortality in many hospitals worldwide, and MRSA infections are frequent in intensive care units (ICUs).