Pediatric hospitals discontinue contact precautions, see no increase in MRSA

Three pediatric hospitals that discontinued contact precautions for MRSA did not see an associated increase in MRSA over the course of the next 4 years, according to researchers published in the Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal.
The Infectious Diseases Society of America and other groups consider contact precautions an “essential practice” for preventing MRSA despite what experts have argued is a lack of evidence supporting the practice.
“In 2019, our hospital discontinued the long-standing practice of placing all patients with MRSA infection or colonization on contact

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