Luke F. Chen

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Gram positives

What is the impact of Gram positives on health care-associated infections? Studies have shown that many infections due to Gram-positive cocci (GPC) are often preceded by a variable period of colonization or carrier status. Although decolonizing patients with antibiotics or chemical antiseptics could theoretically reduce the incidence of subsequent infections due to GPC, decolonization is…

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