MRSA in nursing homes in the Netherlands 1989 to 1998: a developing reservoir?

Euro surveillance : bulletin europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin

PubMedID: 12631868

Goettsch W, Geubbels E, Wannet W, Hendrix MG, Wagenvoort JH, De Neeling AJ. MRSA in nursing homes in the Netherlands 1989 to 1998: a developing reservoir?. Euro Surveill. 2000;5(3):28-31.
The prevalence of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in Dutch nursing homes in 1998 was higher than that found in 1989 to 1997. The increased prevalence of MRSA could lead to colonisation outside these nursing homes. A study of the prevale