Prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus methicillin-sensitive and methicillin-resistant nasal and pharyngeal colonization in outpatients in Lebanon Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carrier State
  • Methicillin Resistance
  • Nasal Mucosa
  • Nasopharynx
  • Outpatients
  • Staphylococcal Infections
  • Staphylococcus aureus

abstract

  • The prevalence of MRSA is still low in our study population within the Lebanese community. The only significant risk factors playing a role in increasing the carriage of S aureus were related to health care exposure.

publication date

  • February 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ajic.2013.08.008

PubMed ID

  • 24360641

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 160

end page

  • 3

volume

  • 42

number

  • 2