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
Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences Bethesda United States
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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.