Accession Number : AD1012737

Title :   Nasal Colonization with Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Military Personnel in a Developing Country - Development of a Skin and Soft Tissue Infection Surveillance System in the Peruvian Air Force

Descriptive Note : Technical Report

Corporate Author : Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences Bethesda United States

Personal Author(s) : Neyra,Joan M

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Report Date : 07 Apr 2015

Pagination or Media Count : 206

Abstract : This research had two primary objectives. First, to determine the natural history of nasal colonization with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) among military personnel in a developing country; and second, to develop an epidemiological surveillance process for skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) in the Peruvian Air Force through the implementation of reporting of individual events within the current electronic disease surveillance system.

Descriptors :   nose(anatomy) , Staphylococcus aureus , military personnel , Peru , diagnosis(medicine) , preventive medicine , skin(anatomy) , soft tissues , surveillance , predictions

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE