A simple prophylaxis regimen for MRSA: its impact on the incidence of infection in patients undergoing liver resection


Al-Mukhtar, Ahmed, Wong, Vincent K.H., Malik, Hassan Z., Abu-Hilal, Mohammed, Denton, Miles, Wilcox, Mark, Lodge, J. Peter A., Toogood, Giles J. and Prasad, K. Rajendra (2009) A simple prophylaxis regimen for MRSA: its impact on the incidence of infection in patients undergoing liver resection Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 91, (1), pp. 35-38. (doi:10.1308/003588409X359060). (PMID:19340988).

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Introduction of a simple MRSA prophylaxis policy has had a significant reduction on the incidence MRSA-related infection within our patient population, leading to reduced morbidity and cost saving to the UK National Health Service.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1308/003588409X359060
ISSNs: 0035-8843 (print)
Keywords: prophylaxis, protocol, mrsa, cost savings, mupirocin
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ePrint ID: 172187
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January 2009Published
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2011 09:14
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2017 03:24
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/172187

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