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MRSA Strains Muscle In on Kids
HOUSTON -- Children with acute bacterial infections of skeletal muscle caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strains are showing up with increasing frequency in pediatric clinics and hospitals, researchers here reported. More »
MRSA Skin Infections Flooding Emergency Department
SYLMAR, Calif. -- Methicillin-resistant bacteria are taking emergency room doctors back a half-century to the pre-penicillin days, when skin infections were lanced and drained. More »
IAC: MRSA Risk 18 Times Higher in HIV Patients
TORONTO -- HIV patients are 18 times more likely than the general population to become infected with community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), and the rate appears to be increasing. More »
Community-Acquired MRSA Outbreaks Tied to Fly-by-Night Tattooists
ATLANTA — Six unrelated clusters of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection involving 44 people in three states have been linked to 13 unlicensed street-corner tattoo artists. More »
Antibiotic Therapy for MRSA-Associated Endocarditis: New Recommendations
New guidelines recommend a different regimen for patients with native valve endocarditis caused by MRSA. More »
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