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Monthly Archives: February 2008

Hospital scientist stole bacteria to kill herself, panel told | UK news | guardian.co.uk

A biomedical scientist stole bacteria from the hospital where she worked in order to end her life by giving herself septicaemia, it emerged today.Jennifer Bainbridge removed the bacteria – found in MRSA and E coli germs – from North Tyneside … Continue reading

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Middle School Cleans Up After MRSA Case | WSLS 10

A student at Sandusky Middle School has been diagnosed with a confirmed case of MRSA, school officials were notified Friday.The parent of the student with the antibiotic-resistant infection – methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureaus – alerted school administrators Friday. School officials then … Continue reading

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Higher Rates Of MRSA Among Drug Users Than Six Years Ago

Current statistics show that there are an estimated 13 million injection drug users worldwide. Past studies indicate that nasal or skin colonization with Staphylococcus aureus occurs at a higher rate in people who abuse drugs and in addition poses an … Continue reading

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