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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 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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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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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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