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MRSA Bacteria Found Colonizing In Homes

MRSA, a bacteria that is often associated with public areas such as hospitals, swimming pools and gyms, has been found living in homes as well. The bacteria is resistant to antibiotics and is therefore hard to treat and very dangerous. …

MRSA Staph Infection Decreasing, Really? MRSA Staph Infection Decreasing, Really?

Warning: Images within this article are graphic. Staph or as it is more specifically known, Staphylococcus aureus, is a bacteria that can be found on the skin of healthy humans; however strains exist that are dangerous to people as well. …

MRSA Staph Infections In Hospitals Down MRSA Staph Infections In Hospitals Down

A study published yesterday counts the number of health-care-associated MRSA infections down. The study, published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, finds a decline in the rate of infection (per 100,000 people) of about 31 percent. Nationwide in 2011, there …

Hospitals Could Google For Superbug Movement

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) poses a deadly threat to people, especially hospital patients. One effort to track infections in a facility would utilize Google’s PageRank algorithm to do so.