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Efficacy of hand-washing education in the wards with high prevalence of mrsa

  • At: 2007 FIP Congress in Beijing (China)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: TAKAHASHI, Manami (International Medical Center of Japan, Tokyo, Japan)
  • Co-author(s): Saitoh, Shinichiro (International Medical Center of Japan, TOKYO, Japan)
    Sawai, Takao (International Medical Center of Japan, TOKYO, Japan)
    Fukuizumi, Yusuke (International Medical Center of Japan, TOKYO, Japan)
    Konosaki, Toshimi (International Medical Center of Japan, TOKYO, Japan)
    Horii, Kumi (International Medical Center of Japan, TOKYO, Japan)
    Kunikata, Tetuya (International Medical Center of Japan, TOKYO, Japan)
    Okamoto, Kouichiro (International Medical Center of Japan, TOKYO, Japan)
    Kawana, Akihiko (International Medical Center of Japan, TOKYO, Japan)
    Teruya, Katuji (International Medical Center of Japan, TOKYO, Japan)
  • Abstract:

    The detection rate of MRSA patients1) in two wards, 'Ward A' and 'Ward B', in the International Medical Center of Japan increased rapidly reaching more than 1.0% in 2005 which was much higher than that of the whole hospital, around 0.35%.

     Infection Control Team (ICT) conducted handwashing training using Glitter-bug at the wards in 2006,..

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Last update 13 May 2019

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