About this resource:
Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Last Reviewed: September 2013
Workgroups: Healthcare-Associated Infections Workgroup
This resource provides instructions for implementing universal decolonization in adult intensive care units. The protocol is based on materials used in the Randomized Evaluation of Decolonization vs. Universal Clearance to Eliminate Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus trial.
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The REDUCE MRSA Trial Working Group. (2013). Universal ICU decolonization: An enhanced protocol. (Publication 13-0052-EF). Retrieved from https://www.ahrq.gov/hai/universal-icu-decolonization/index.html