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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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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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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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Local Company Develops Antibiotic for Life Threatening Bacteria

(SAN DIEGO) – Trius Therapeutics, a local pharmaceutical company is developing a new way to fight the life-threatening bacteria methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, ” MRSA ” a bacteria that lives on the skin, according to U-T San Diego. MRSA is … See all stories on this topic » Continue reading

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Vets allege they got infection from care at VA center

The three veterans treated by King in 2008 were subsequently diagnosed with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA , a hard-to-treat infection that is frequently acquired in hospitals. MRSA causes red, swollen, painful areas on the skin … See all stories on this topic » Continue reading

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