Table 1

List of units participating in the derivation cohort (DC) between July 2007 and March 2008
Unit(s) Specialty ICU MRSA neg MRSA pos Prevalence
A Medicine 191 9 4,5
B, D Surgery 501 10 2,0
C Surgery + 134 4 2,9
E Urology 308 1 0,3
F Maxillofacial Surgery 477 16 3,2
G, H, I, J Dermatology 409 9 2,2
K Neurology 358 3 0,8
L Neurology + 156 3 1,9
M Anesthesiology + 162 0 0,0
N Emergency Medicine 323 17 5,0
All 3019 72 2,3

Units also providing patients for the validation cohort between Auguts 2008 and January 2012 are bold italic. ICU: intensive care unit.

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Elias et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:111   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-111

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