Category Archives: HA-MRSA

MRSA Finally Breaks Through The Thick Skulls…

…Of those people trying to keep this problem (maybe I can safely say epidemic now??) swept under the rug. It was only a matter of time. If the flurry of traffic and comments here at MRSA Notes and over at … Continue reading

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Grant Cawte at the World Transplant Games

Here is a feel good story for you – Grant Cawte, who has survived more unsurvivable illnesses than anyone I can think of – is representing Great Britain in the World Transplant Games this summer in Bangkok.  Grant has come … Continue reading

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An MRSA Victim’s Wish

Do you know about the Robin Hood Fund?  This is a really nifty charity site appealing both to the fun and to the serious.  Make a wish, either naughty or nice, and the users vote on who’s wish to grant.  … Continue reading

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MRSA in C-Section Wound

This is a story of a woman who acquired MRSA in her C-section wound.  Remember these tips when you go into the hospital for any invasive procedure. I had a baby March 2, 2007. I was is surgery for 3 … Continue reading

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Houston VA Hospital Installs GeneXpert System for On-Demand MRSA Testing

I mentioned the GeneXpert system a couple of weeks ago, when it was approved by the FDA, and now I am happy to say that the the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston, TX has announced that they … Continue reading

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