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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 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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