Journal Article

VI.2 Prevention of infection: management of host colonization by <i>Staphylococcus aureus</i>

in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

Published on behalf of European Renal Association - European Dialysis and Transplant Assoc

Volume 17, issue suppl_7, pages 74-75
Published in print July 2002 | ISSN: 0931-0509
Published online July 2002 | e-ISSN: 1460-2385 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ndt/17.suppl_7.74
VI.2 Prevention of infection: management of host colonization by Staphylococcus aureus

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Guideline VI.2

A. To reduce S. aureus infections in HD patients

All high‐risk patients, such as those with a past history of S. aureus infection and those dialysed through a central venous catheter, should be screened for nasal colonization.

(Evidence level: B)

Intervention to eradicate S. aureus nasal carriage should be considered in these high‐risk S. aureus carriers.

(Evidence level: B)

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Subjects: Nephrology

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