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Deadly MRSA Strain by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:06pm Abstracts presented at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) outlined information about a deadly infection caused by MRSA. Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) is a bacteria that has developed resistance to antibiotics commonly used to treat staphylococcus. An even more deadly strain of MRSA h ... Read on »
HIE Bright Spots: MRSA Prevention Through Care Coordination – Part 4 by Juno Medical Doctor Posted Tue 09 Apr 2013 3:54pm Over the last several weeks we have been following Larry ( Part 1 , Part 2 , Part 3 ), a patient with diabetes and a history of non-compliance.  Because Larry’s primary care providers either do not have EHRs or other care coordination tools or are unable to exchange information between one another, they do not know that he had been hospitalized ... Read on »
Nose May Be Best Place to Screen for MRSA Infection by HealthFinder Posted Fri 07 Jan 2011 12:00pm healthnewslink High levels of the bacteria there means other body sites are likely colonized, study finds. ... Read on »
Superbugs Kill 90,000 patients a year! by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:10pm Superbugs Kill 90,000 patients a year! American hospitals are treating sicker patients with more complex, invasive techniques—and helping people live longer. But every year in these same facilities some 90,000 Americans pick up infections that kill them. Hard-to-treat superbugs are an increasing problem as widespread use of antibiotics produ ... Read on »
MRSA: Is Antibiotic Resistant Staph Lurking At Your Gym? by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted Fri 26 Sep 2008 3:21pm 1 Comment MRSA, or Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, killed more people last year than the AIDS virus. Find out the symptoms and treatment of MRSA infection and how to protect yourself at the gym from this “super bug.” It’s silent, invisible and potentially deadly. And it could be hiding out at your gym, health club or local fitness center ... Read on »
Staph Skin Infections: Cause and Prevention by FitBuff Brandon Patient Expert Posted Thu 21 Oct 2010 5:10am Staph skin infections are caused by staph bacteria (Staphylococcus). Staph infections range from boils to flesh-eating infections to antibiotic-resistant infections. The difference between these situations is the strength of the infection, how fast it spreads, how deep it goes, and how treatable it is (or isn't) with ant ... Read on »
It’s Been Over 50 Years Since the Discovery of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA): An Anniversary No One i by HealthReformWatch.com Posted Sat 01 Oct 2011 10:07pm [Ed. Note: We are pleased to welcome Tara J. Hopper to HRW. She is a candidate for a Master of Laws (LL.M) degree in Health Law here at Seton Hall Law, having  recently graduated from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, where she received her Juris Doctor with a concentration in Health La ... Read on »
Rapid genotyping of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) using OLigonucleotide microarrays by Albin P. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 4:39pm Published by 1Institute for Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, Faculty of Medicine ‘Carl Gustav Carus’, Technical University of Dresden, Dresden and 2Clondiag Chip Technologies GmbH, Jena, Germany ABSTRACT This study evaluated a DNA oligonucleotide array that recognised 38 different Staphylococcus aureus targets, including all releva ... Read on »
Rapid genotyping of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) using OLigonucleotide microarrays by Albin P. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Mon 29 Sep 2008 8:43pm Published by  1Institute for Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, Faculty of Medicine ‘Carl Gustav Carus’, Technical University of Dresden, Dresden and 2Clondiag Chip Technologies GmbH, Jena, Germany ABSTRACT This study evaluated a DNA oligonucleotide array that recognised 38 different Staphylococcus aureus targets, including all releva ... Read on »
Draft Guidance for Industry and FDA Staff - Establishing the Performance Characteristics of In Vitro Diagnostic Devices for the by FDA Posted Wed 15 Jun 2011 12:00am DRAFT GUIDANCE This guidance document is being distributed for comment purposes only. Document issued on: June 15, 2011 You should submit comments and suggestions regarding this draft document within 90 days of publication in the Federal Register of the notice announcing the availability of the draft guidance. S ... Read on »