The “Reduction of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Transmission in a Geriatric Setting Following the Implementation of Daily Baths with Disposable 2% Chlorhexidine Gluconate Cloths” took place over a three year period at the Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care. The rate of Baycrest-acquired MRSA for the entire facility was 0.27 cases per 1,000 patient-days. However, the rate of Baycrest-acquired MRSA was considerably higher on the Acute Care and Transition unit, where 21 per cent of cases were acquired. As such, an infection control intervention was needed to limit transmission. An interrupted time-series design was used to evaluate the effect of daily 2 per cent chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) bathing to reduce MRSA transmission. To assess MRSA transmission, swabs were collected within 48 hours of admission, and on discharge. Implementation of daily CHG bathing significantly reduced the incidence of MRSA transmission from 4.99 to 0.56 per 1000 patient-days, representing a reduction of 89% (p

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