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Prevalence, risk factors and molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) colonization in residents of long-term care facilities in Luxembourg, 2010

  • J. MOSSONG (a1), E. GELHAUSEN (a2), F. DECRUYENAERE (a3), A. DEVAUX (a1), M. PERRIN (a3), J. EVEN (a4) and E. HEISBOURG (a2)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0950268812001999
  • Published online: 07 September 2012
Abstract
SUMMARY

A prevalence survey of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) was performed in 2010 in 19 long-term care facilities in Luxembourg. Of the 954 participating residents, 69 (7·2%) were colonized by MRSA. Previous history of MRSA [odds ratio (OR) 7·20, 95% confidence interval (CI) 3·19–16·27], quinolone therapy in the previous year (OR 2·27, 95% CI 1·17–4·41) and ⩾24 h care administered per week (OR 4·29, 95% CI 1·18–15·56) were independent risk factors for MRSA colonization. More than 75% of strains were of clonal complex (CC)5, mainly spa-type t003 or sequence type (ST)225 and ST710, which is a rapidly emerging lineage prevalent in central Europe. Five residents were colonized by livestock-associated genotypes belonging to CC398. Previously dominant CC8 strains have recently been replaced by more resistant CC5 strains in Luxembourg.

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*Author for correspondence: Dr J. Mossong, Surveillance & Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases, National Health Laboratory, 42 rue du Laboratoire, L-1911 Luxembourg, Luxembourg. (Email: joelmossong@gmail.com)
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