Recommendations for the prevention and control of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates (MRSA) in hospitals and other healthcare facilities

Commission For Hospital Hygiene And Infection Prevention At The Robert Koch-Institute
The Commission for Hospital Hygiene and Infection Control (KRINKO) at the Robert Koch-Institute Berlin published the “Recommendations for Preventing and Controlling Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Strains in Hospitals and Other Medical Facilities“ in the Federal Health Gazette in 1999 [ref:21]. These recommendations were translated for the current edition of GMS Krankenhaushygiene Interdisziplinär by the German Society of Hospital Hygiene. KRINKO's work is legitimated by § 23 para. 2 of the Infection Protection Act. Regarding the...