We surveyed the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America Research Network, the Minnesota Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, and the Minnesota Hospital Association to assess presurgical Staphylococcus aureus screening and decolonization practices. The practices varied widely among responding facilities. The majority of respondents (63%) did not screen for S. aureus preoperatively.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology|
|State||Published - Jul 2014|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Microbiology (medical)
- Infectious Diseases