© 2017 by The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America. MRSA nasal carriage was detected in 15.7% of 204 residents from 6 nursing homes (NHs) in the Osona region (Barcelona, Spain), and the MRSA-ST398 lineage was identified in 15.6% of MRSA-positive residents and in 2.5% of all NH residents evaluated. Most MRSA-ST398 carriers (4 of 5) had direct or indirect contact with pig farms.
|Journal||Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2018|