TITLE

Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus: The Latest Health Scare

AUTHOR(S)
Sampathkumar, Priya
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Dec2007, Vol. 82 Issue 12, p1463
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). According to the author, MRSA was regarded as the most commonly identified multidrug resistant pathogen available, however, it now become the most feared multidrug pathogen because of the infections that it provides. A discussion on the history and origin, prevalence and characteristics of MRSA as well as the transmission and suggested preventive measures is presented.
ACCESSION #
27828548

 

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