Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, July 3rd, 2001
A. Scanvic and colleagues in France studied a group of MRSA patients who were readmitted to the hospital over the course of 10 months. Specimens from the nares and skin revealed ongoing colonization in 40% of the 78 patients studied.
The median duration for MRSA clearance among these patients was 8.5 months, wrote Scanvic and coworkers in...
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