AbstractIntroduction: Wounds can be colonized by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Methods: We evaluated the prevalence of S. aureus and MRSA in the wounds of patients treated at Basic Health Units in Brazil and identifi ed risk factors associated with their presence. Results: The prevalence rates of S. aureus and MRSA were 51.5% and 8.7%, respectively. There was a correlation between the presence of S. aureus in wounds and nostrils (p<0.01). A positive association was detected between S. au…
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