Evaluation of screening risk and nonrisk patients for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus on admission in an acute care hospital
American Journal of Infection Control, 05/25/2012
Creamer E et al. – Screening patients without risk factors increased the number of screenings and costs but resulted in few additional cases being detected. In a hospital where MRSA is endemic, targeted screening of at–risk patients on admission remains the most efficient strategy for the early identification of MRSA–positive patients.