Preventing the spread of MRSA: …the epidemiological nature of the problem should be tackled…

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7472.978-a (Published 21 October 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:978
  1. Nicholas Akerman (nik_lucy@hotmail.com), research registrar1
  1. 1 St James's University Hospital, Leeds LS9 7TF

    EDITOR—The attitude towards methicillin resistant Staphylococus aureus (MRSA) in the United Kingdom is a case of shutting the gate after the horse has bolted. Voss says that in Scandinavia and the Netherlands, where the prevalence of MRSA is low, a screening and decolonisation …

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