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Association of an Active Surveillance and Decolonization Program on Incidence of Clinical Cultures Growing Staphylococcus aureus in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  20 April 2018

Annie Voskertchian
Affiliation:
Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
Ibukunoluwa C. Akinboyo
Affiliation:
Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
Elizabeth Colantuoni
Affiliation:
Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland.
Julia Johnson
Affiliation:
Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
Aaron M. Milstone*
Affiliation:
Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
*
Address correspondence to Aaron M. Milstone, MD, MHS, 200 N Wolfe St, Baltimore MD 21287 (amilsto1@jhmi.edu).

Abstract

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Research Brief
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© 2018 by The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America. All rights reserved. 

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Footnotes

PREVIOUS PRESENTATION. These data were presented in part at IDWeek 2017 on October 7, 2017, in San Diego, California, in the following poster (2170): Voskertchian A, Akinboyo I, Johnson J, Colantuoni E, Sick-Samuels A, Aucott SW, Milstone AM. Association of Active Surveillance and Decolonization Program on Incidence of Clinical Cultures Growing Staphylococcus aureus in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

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