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Monthly Archives: August 2012

MRSA on the Rise: Infections Have Doubled in 5 Years

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ( MRSA ) has rapidly become the bacteria of the decade. MRSA infections now respond only to very advanced antibiotics that were never meant to be a first-line defense. Usually, the drugs have to be delivered … See all stories on this topic » The Atlantic Continue reading

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MRSA – Rapid Whole-Genone Sequencing Impacts On Infection Control

Researchers have discovered that whole genome sequencing can impact infection control and patient management because of the clinical relevant data that it provides on bacterial transmission. In collaboration with Illumina researchers, scientists from … See all stories on this topic » Continue reading

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MRSA infection 2

So MRSA is one of the most infectious? diseases on the planet. Its also resistant to most treatments. If you think you have it DO NOT do what they did. Go to a hospital so you don’t spread it or DIE OF SEPTIC SHOCK blakebouknight 3 days ago 3 Continue reading

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MRSA Draining (NOT FOR THE SQUEEMISH)

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Doctors Are Like Cops, Dangerous

Jack D. Douglas writes: This is a good study of the soaring rate of dangerous MRSA infection from hospital stays by academic hospital insiders who used their inside knowledge of the U. of Chicago hospital and three others to correct for the massive 30 … See all stories on this topic » The Market Oracle Continue reading

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Bacteria may help protect military with new vaccines

Michael Daly, a pathology professor at Uniformed University of the Health Sciences, led a team that has created a vaccine for MRSA , a bacteria that can cause infections that are resistant to antibiotics. Courtesy of Michael Daly. YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan … See all stories on this topic » Stars and Stripes Continue reading

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Academic hospitals see more MRSA infections

Hospital admissions for any MRSA infection went from about 21 out of every 1000 hospitalized patients in 2003 to about 42 out of every 1000 in 2008, or roughly 1 in 20 inpatients, according to a study in the August issue of Infection Control and … See all stories on this topic » FierceHealthcare Continue reading

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MRSA Skin Infections Up, Linked to Furunculosis

The incidence of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the United States is increasing and is associated with follicular infection, most commonly folliculitis followed by furunculosis, according to a review published … See all stories on this topic » Continue reading

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MRSA cases double in five years while natural solution is overlooked

According to materials released July 26, 2012 by the University of Chicago Press Journals the number of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ( MRSA ) infections doubled in academic medical centers from 2003 to 2008. The study scheduled for release … See all stories on this topic » Examiner.com Continue reading

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Exposure to magnetic fields in womb raises child’s risk of obesity; MRSA rates …

News For July 27, 2012. Exposure to magnetic fields in womb raises child's risk of obesity; MRSA rates double in US academic hospitals; UK medical schools barely teaching physical activity · Childhood obesity linked to magnetic field exposure in utero … See all stories on this topic » Continue reading

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MRSA INFECTION.

Thank you so much for posting this. I showed it to my 10th grade students today as part? of a lesson on antibiotic resistant bacteria. It helped them to understand why this is such an important topic. We were all touched by your story, and encouraged by your attitude. Thanks from all of us Continue reading

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MRSA deadly staff infection (survived)

Poor little lad . He was? very brave . From what I understand about these types of infections, this process that he just went through is very painful . I hope everyone gives him alot of thumbs up for how brave he was :) shannondawn44 1 month ago 8 Continue reading

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Young Salem swimmer winning battle with infection

That limp would prove to be the first clear sign of what has become a more than yearlong ordeal: a methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA , infection in his left shin that was at one point hours from being potentially fatal, resulted in … See all stories on this topic » Continue reading

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