Impact of MRSA Decolonization Therapy on MRSA Infection and Transmission. Inclusive Project Dates: 07/01/11 – 04/30/13.

cdc_rf_photo_of_mrsa[1]The purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of standard patient isolation during the hospital stay with placebo decolonization, to a strategy of isolation and active decolonization for hospital inpatients colonized with MRSA with respect to the following endpoints: A) reducing post-discharge infections among those without an infection in the index hospitalization, and B) reducing transmission of MRSA to household members post-discharge. Personal Author A. G. Mainous For more info go to: or call NTIS 1-800-553-6847/703-605-6000 Mon – Fri 8am – 5pm est.