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Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2014, Article ID 515646, 6 pages
Research Article

Predischarge Postpartum Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infection and Group B Streptococcus Carriage at the Individual and Hospital Levels

1Department of Health Policy and Management, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, 650 Charles E. Young Drive S., 31-269 CHS, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
2Department of Epidemiology, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, 650 Charles E. Young Drive S., 71-236 CHS, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
3Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, 50 Beale Street, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
4UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, 10960 Wilshire Boulevard No. 1550, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
5Department of Public Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Received 28 October 2013; Accepted 1 February 2014; Published 6 March 2014

Academic Editor: Ann Duerr

Copyright © 2014 Andrea M. Parriott 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.

Supplementary Material

This table presents a sensitivity analysis for the possible effects of differential documentation of MRSA infection on the odds ratio for the effect of individual GBS colonization on pre-discharge postpartum MRSA infection. Expected values of the odds ratio are given for specified values of sensitivity of MRSA documentation in GBS positive and GBS negative women.

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