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Table 1 Risk factors for carrying methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

From: Routine use of Staphylococcus aureus rapid diagnostic test in patients with suspected ventilator-associated pneumonia

  Prior duration
of hospitalization
> 5 days
Antibiotics in the preceding 90 days Immuno-suppression Life in medical institution Chronic hemo-
dialysis
Long term catheterization
1 1 0 0 0 0 1
2 0 1 0 0 0 0
3 1 1 1 1 0 0
4 1 0 0 0 0 0
5 1 1 1 1 0 1
6 1 1 1 0 0 1
  1. The rapid diagnostic test was negative for patient n°6.