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Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization in preoperative orthopaedic outpatients

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Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2565023/

Description: Nasal colonization with SA, including MRSA, among preoperative orthopaedic outpatients is increasing and their rates reflect community rates. Knowledge of colonization status may be important in decolonization, choosing perioperative or any subsequent empiric antibiotics.
Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization in preoperative orthopaedic outpatients. Price CS, Williams A, Philips G, Dayton M, Smith W, Morgan S. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2008 Nov;466(11):2842-7.

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Author/Contact: Price et al
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Language: English

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