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Hospital MRSA Prevention Policies Widespread, Varied
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While hospitals in the U.S. were found to vary in their policies and practices of surveillance, decolonization, and treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections, most were found to be consistent with national guideline recommendations, according to researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

The researches used a 61-item questionnaire sent to the directors of pharmacy at 263 acute care hospitals that were members of a national group purchasing organization.