Markley, Rick
June 2008
Fire Chief;Jun2008, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p50
Trade Publication
The article presents a study about firefighters treated for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infestations in the U.S. According to the study, between July 2004 and December 2005, there were 94,000 cases of invasive MRSA and nearly 19,000 deaths, about a 5% mortality rate. Details on the two basic varieties of MRSA are also considered.


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