What is it about?

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is one of a medically important Gram-positive bacteria, which can be harboured majorly in the nasal cavity. Risk of consequent infection in a person colonized with S. aureus as well as MRSA upsurges with time and remains insistently increased.

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Why is it important?

Understanding the overall epidemiology of nasal colonization of S. aureus and MRSA at the country level is so significant to strengthen effective prevention and control strategies.

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This meta-analysis was aimed to summarize available data and to determine the pooled prevalence of S. aureus and MRSA nasal colonization in Ethiopia by conducting a meta-analysis.

Alemayehu Reta
Debre Markos University

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This page is a summary of: Nasal colonization of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis, Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials, September 2019, Springer Science + Business Media, DOI: 10.1186/s12941-019-0324-y.
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