Figure 1. Effect of duplicate isolate removal strategies on the number of Staphylococcus aureus isolates and percentage susceptible to oxacillin for all patients in Hawaii, 2002. The 95% confidence interval for the proportion is shown in brackets. NR, no removal; MR, most resistant; MS, most susceptible; N, NCCLS algorithm; C, Cerner algorithm; the number indicates the days in the analysis period.
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