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Volume 7, Number 2—April 2001
THEME ISSUE
4th Decennial International Conference on Nosocomial and Healthcare-Associated Infections

State of the Art

New Technology for Detecting Multidrug-Resistant Pathogens in the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory

Lance R. Peterson*†Comments to Author  and Gary A. Noskin*†
Author affiliations: *Northwestern Memorial Hospital; †Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Impact of a molecular typing facility on percentage of patients with nosocomial infections at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. The mean rate during FY93 and FY94 was 3.34%, designated by a heavy horizontal bar. Throughout FY95 through FY99 the mean rate was 2.56%, represented by the second (lower) heavy horizontal bar

Figure 2. Impact of a molecular typing facility on percentage of patients with nosocomial infections at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. The mean rate during FY93 and FY94 was 3.34%, designated by a heavy horizontal bar. Throughout FY95 through FY99 the mean rate was 2.56%, represented by the second (lower) heavy horizontal bar

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