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Effect of Chlorhexidine Bathing and Other Infection Control Practices on the Benefits of Universal Glove and Gown (BUGG) Trial: A Subgroup Analysis

  • Daniel J. Morgan (a1) (a2), Lisa Pineles (a1), Michelle Shardell (a1), Carol Sulis (a3), Daniel H. Kett (a4), Jason Bowling (a5), Beverly M. Belton (a6), Anthony D. Harris (a1) (a2) and the BUGG Study Primary Investigators...

We report the results of a subgroup analysis of the Benefits of Universal Glove and Gown trial. In 20 intensive care units, the reduction in acquisition of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus observed in this trial was observed in units also using chlorhexidine bathing and in those that previously performed active surveillance.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2015;00(0): 1–4

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Address correspondence to Daniel J. Morgan, MD, MS, 10 S. Pine St, MSTF 334D, Baltimore, MD 21201 (
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Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology
  • ISSN: 0899-823X
  • EISSN: 1559-6834
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