Joint Healthcare Infection Society (HIS) and Infection Prevention Society (IPS) guidelines for the prevention and control of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in healthcare facilities

J Hosp Infect. 2021 Dec;118S:S1-S39. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2021.09.022. Epub 2021 Oct 29.
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Keywords: Cross infection; Decontamination; Disease reservoirs; Handwashing; Infection control; Methicillin resistance; Meticillin; Microbial drug resistance; Population surveillance; Staphylococcus aureus; Vancomycin resistance.

MeSH terms

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
  • Cross Infection* / drug therapy
  • Cross Infection* / epidemiology
  • Cross Infection* / prevention & control
  • Delivery of Health Care
  • Humans
  • Methicillin
  • Methicillin Resistance
  • Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus*
  • Microbial Sensitivity Tests
  • Staphylococcal Infections* / drug therapy
  • Staphylococcal Infections* / epidemiology
  • Staphylococcal Infections* / prevention & control

Substances

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Methicillin