Public Laws

124th Legislature

First Regular Session



Chapter 346

H.P. 713 - L.D. 1038

An Act Regarding Screening for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 22 MRSA c. 1684-Ais enacted to read:

CHAPTER 1684-A

SCREENING FOR METHICILLIN-RESISTANT STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS

8761. Targeted surveillance for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

All hospitals licensed under chapter 405 shall perform targeted surveillance for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in high-risk populations, as defined by the Maine Quality Forum established pursuant to Title 24-A, section 6951, consistent with the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines.

Effective September 12, 2009

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