The Continuing Saga of MRSA

Flynn, Neil; Cohen, Stuart H.
May 2008
Journal of Infectious Diseases;5/1/2008, Vol. 197 Issue 9, p1217
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the medical study related to Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) in the U.S. He stated that the study of Gorwitz has indicated the colonization with MRSA is associated with increased risk of infection with MRSA. He added that hospital-associated stain, which has been acquired by one person as a contact with the healthcare environment may be transmitted to another person who has no formal contact with the healthcare environment.


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