TITLE

MRSA multiplies

AUTHOR(S)
Vesely, Rebecca
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;12/14/2009, Vol. 39 Issue 50, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the increase in the prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections (MRSA) in California from 1999 to 2007. Cases of MRSA increase more than fourfold, mainly attributed to the prevalence of patients admitted from home with skin infections. In related news, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a law that requires an expanded surveillance and reporting of MRSA infection.
ACCESSION #
47337564

 

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