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Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 924518, 4 pages
Staphylococcus aureus Decolonization Protocol Decreases Surgical Site Infections for Total Joint Replacement
NYU-Hospital for Joint Diseases, 301 East 17th Street New York, NY 10003, USA
Received 14 August 2010; Revised 22 October 2010; Accepted 3 November 2010
Academic Editor: Burkhard Leeb
Copyright © 2010 Scott Hadley et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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- E. Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan, “Screening and decolonization of MRSA among joint arthroplasty patients: efficacy, cost-effectiveness and durability,” Journal of Acute Disease, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 218–220, 2014.
- Michael D. Baratz, Ruth Hallmark, Susan M. Odum, and Bryan D. Springer, “Twenty Percent of Patients May Remain Colonized With Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Despite a Decolonization Protocol in Patients Undergoing Elective Total Joint Arthroplasty,” Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research®, 2015.