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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in public transportation vehicles (buses): Another piece to the epidemiologic puzzle.

Background: Little is known about the occurrence and epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in public transportation in the United States. This research sought to determine the background prevalence and phenotypic and genotypic characteristics of MRSA strains circulating on buses from a large, metropolitan transportation agency.
American Journal of Infection Control, 42(12), 1285–1290. JOUR. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2014.08.016

Author: Lutz, J. K., van Balen, J., Crawford, J. Mac, Wilkins III, J. R., Lee, Nava-Hoet, R. C., & Hoet, A. E.

Published: 01/12/2014

Publication Type: Journal article