Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) screening guidelines for hematopoietic cell transplant (HCT) recipients are not well defined. Retrospective assessment of standardized pretransplantation MRSA screening in a large single-center cohort of HCT recipients demonstrated that colonization was uncommon, and that no colonized patients developed posttransplantation invasive complications.
Keywords: Bacteria; Bone marrow transplant; Colonization; Infection Prevention.
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