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CDC: Progress to Reduce MRSA, Other Staph Infections Slowing

The rate of hospital-onset methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections declined 17.1 percent per year between 2005 and 2012, but did not change significantly between 2013 and 2016, according to a Vital Signs report released recently by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The rate

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Study: Protocol Reduces Post-hospital MRSA Infections by 30 Percent

A treatment protocol to prevent Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections after hospital discharge in patients known to carry the bacteria on their body reduced MRSA infections by 30 percent more than education alone, according to a study funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and reported

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