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A risk score for identifying methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in patients presenting to the hospital with pneumonia

Andrew F Shorr1*, Daniela E Myers2, David B Huang3, Brian H Nathanson4, Matthew F Emons5 and Marin H Kollef6

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1 Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Washington Hospital Center, Washington DC, USA

2 Pfizer Inc, Outcomes Research, Collegeville, USA

3 Formerly of Pfizer Inc, US Medical Affairs, Collegeville, USA

4 OptiStatim, LLC, Longmeadow, USA

5 Cerner Corporation, Research Division, Culver City, USA

6 Pulmonary and Critical Care Division, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, USA

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BMC Infectious Diseases 2013, 13:268  doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-268

Published: 6 June 2013

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Additional details about Health Facts database.

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ICD-9-CM codes.

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Relative risk of MRSA based on development set.

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