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Decolonization for the Treatment of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Published on: January 23, 2019
Project Number: RA1005-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of decolonization for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) in patients known to be carrying MRSA?

Key Message

Six systematic reviews (two with meta-analyses) and six randomized controlled trials were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of decolonization for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) in patients known to be carrying MRSA.

Tags

infection control, methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, eradication, decolonisation