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Table 3 Incidence of acquisition of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus stratified according to Katz's index in a chronic-care centre.

From: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus(MRSA) in rehabilitation and chronic-care-facilities: what is the best strategy?

  A B C D E F G
Number of patients admitted 14 13 4 10 7 11 75
Number of acquisitionsa 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
Incidence of acquisition (%) 0 0 0 0 0 9.1 6.7
  1. ain patients who were not carriers (screening samples) or who were not colonised/infected (clinical samples) on admission