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Treatment of MRSA

a photo of an IV bag
There’s a possible solution at hand for problems associated with the treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Antibiotic resistance and transmission of the nasty bacteria has come about because of treatment failure; as patients start feeling better, they stop taking their antibiotics, creating ideal breeding grou [...]

MRSA Affects Some Populations More Th...

MRSA Affects Some Populations More Than Others, Study Shows
  MRSA affects some populations more than others Medscape reports that patients undergoing major surgery, being black, American Indian, older, uninsured, or receiving treatment in a smaller hospital have increased risk for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection, compared with other demographic groups, a new study sh [...]

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