A Research of nasal methicillin resistant/sensitive Staphylococcus aureus and pharyngeal beta-haemolytic Streptococcus carriage in midwifery students in Kahramanmaras, Eastern Mediterranean Region of Turkey


Kirecci E., Ozer A. , Aral M., Miraloglu M.

ETHIOPIAN JOURNAL OF HEALTH DEVELOPMENT, cilt.24, ss.57-60, 2010 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 24 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2010
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4314/ejhd.v24i1.62946
  • Dergi Adı: ETHIOPIAN JOURNAL OF HEALTH DEVELOPMENT
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.57-60

Özet

Background: In the hospitals where hygienic conditions are not provided, nasal methicillin resistant/sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA/MSSA) colonization is seen in the hospital personnel and patients. Both the individuals' themselves being MRSA/MSSA carriers and also other people around them are under risk and this bacterium leads to nasal colonization and then can propagate through contaminated hands and hospital materials.