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Increased prevalence of and associated mortality with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among hospitalized IBD patients.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
The American Journal of Gastroenterology
1572-0241
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group
Publication Date
Volume
105
Issue
2
Pages
371–377
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1038/ajg.2009.581
PMID: 19809406
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

Hospitalized IBD patients are at increased risk of MRSA compared with non-IBD GI and general medical inpatients. Increased mortality in the IBD population associated with MRSA reinforces the importance of measures to prevent nosocomial infection and to reduce length of hospitalization.

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