Key Points

Question  Are 100% single-patient hospital rooms associated with reductions in the acquisition of common multidrug-resistant organisms and nosocomial infections compared with ward-type rooms?

Finding  In this time-series analysis of a move from a 417-bed hospital with ward-type rooms to a 350-bed facility with solely private rooms, the move was associated with reductions in the incidence of nosocomial vancomycin-resistant Enterococcusand methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus infection. However, no change in nosocomial Clostridioides difficile or methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections was noted.

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