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Viewpoint: a response to “Screening and isolation to control methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: sense, nonsense, and evidence”

Overview of attention for article published in Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, February 2015
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (88th percentile)

Mentioned by

blogs
1 blog
twitter
5 tweeters
facebook
2 Facebook pages
googleplus
1 Google+ user

Citations

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6 Dimensions

Readers on

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32 Mendeley
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Title
Viewpoint: a response to “Screening and isolation to control methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: sense, nonsense, and evidence”
Published in
Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, February 2015
DOI 10.1186/s13756-015-0044-9
Pubmed ID
Authors

Kevin T Kavanagh, Lindsay E Calderon, Daniel M Saman

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 32 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 32 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 10 31%
Researcher 5 16%
Student > Postgraduate 3 9%
Student > Bachelor 3 9%
Student > Ph. D. Student 2 6%
Other 5 16%
Unknown 4 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 14 44%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3 9%
Immunology and Microbiology 3 9%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2 6%
Philosophy 2 6%
Other 3 9%
Unknown 5 16%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 12. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 13 May 2015.
All research outputs
#1,932,304
of 17,361,274 outputs
Outputs from Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control
#292
of 1,012 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#34,246
of 295,187 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control
#1
of 2 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 17,361,274 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done well and is in the 88th percentile: it's in the top 25% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 1,012 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 16.5. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 71% of its peers.
Older research outputs will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this Altmetric Attention Score to the 295,187 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done well, scoring higher than 88% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 2 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has scored higher than all of them