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Preoperative management: Staphylococcus aureus decolonisation

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In the adult population colonisation with S. aureus is common and whilst the majority of colonised individuals are asymptomatic it presents a higher risk of invasive infection. This is particularly true in individuals undergoing knee replacement where nasal carriage of S. aureus has been reported to be one of the most important risk factors for developing surgical site infection with S. aureus. Screening and decolonisation can address nasal and extra-nasal sites and can be delivered in a targ...

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University of Oxford
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MSD
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NDORMS
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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
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NDORMS
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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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Author

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Publisher:
Springer Publisher's website
Pages:
275-280
Host title:
Infection in Knee Replacement
Chapter number:
26
Place of publication:
Switzerland
Publication date:
2021-11-14
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9783030815530
ISBN:
9783030815523
Language:
English
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1231816
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pubs:1231816
Deposit date:
2022-01-12

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