Outbreak due to methicillin- and rifampin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Epidemiology and eradication of the resistant strain from the hospital

C. M. Bitar, C. G. Mayhall, V. A. Lamb, T. J. Bradshaw, A. C. Spadora, H. P. Dalton

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)15-23
Number of pages9
JournalInfection Control
Volume8
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1987
Externally publishedYes

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500 and over Hospital Bed Capacity
Hospital Personnel
Penicillin Resistance
Carrier State
Staphylococcal Infections
Methicillin
Vancomycin
Rifampin
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Cross Infection
Disease Outbreaks
Intensive Care Units
Staphylococcus aureus
Epidemiology
Retrospective Studies

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Bitar, C. M., Mayhall, C. G., Lamb, V. A., Bradshaw, T. J., Spadora, A. C., & Dalton, H. P. (1987). Outbreak due to methicillin- and rifampin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: Epidemiology and eradication of the resistant strain from the hospital. Infection Control, 8(1), 15-23.

Outbreak due to methicillin- and rifampin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus : Epidemiology and eradication of the resistant strain from the hospital. / Bitar, C. M.; Mayhall, C. G.; Lamb, V. A.; Bradshaw, T. J.; Spadora, A. C.; Dalton, H. P.

In: Infection Control, Vol. 8, No. 1, 1987, p. 15-23.

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Bitar, CM, Mayhall, CG, Lamb, VA, Bradshaw, TJ, Spadora, AC & Dalton, HP 1987, 'Outbreak due to methicillin- and rifampin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: Epidemiology and eradication of the resistant strain from the hospital', Infection Control, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 15-23.
Bitar, C. M. ; Mayhall, C. G. ; Lamb, V. A. ; Bradshaw, T. J. ; Spadora, A. C. ; Dalton, H. P. / Outbreak due to methicillin- and rifampin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus : Epidemiology and eradication of the resistant strain from the hospital. In: Infection Control. 1987 ; Vol. 8, No. 1. pp. 15-23.
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