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Development and validation of a bedside risk score for MRSA among patients hospitalized with complicated skin and skin structure infections

Marya D Zilberberg12*, Paresh Chaudhari3, Brian H Nathanson4, Rebecca S Campbell5, Matthew F Emons5, Suzanne Fiske5, Harlen D Hays5 and Andrew F Shorr6

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1 EviMed Research Group, LLC, Goshen, MA, USA

2 School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA

3 Astellas Pharma US, Inc, Deerfield, IL, USA

4 OptiStatim LLC, Longmeadow, MA, USA

5 Cerner Corporation, Beverly Hills, CA, USA

6 Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, USA

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BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:154  doi:10.1186/1471-2334-12-154

Published: 11 July 2012

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Appendix A. Qualifying ICD-9-CM codes and Appendix B. List of variables tested in prediction models.

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