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Boosting prevention efforts could reduce S. aureus prosthetic joint infections

Boosting prevention efforts could reduce <em>S. aureus</em> prosthetic joint infections
May 24, 2015

Postoperative invasive Staphylococcus aureus infections were rare in a study of patients who underwent insertion of knee or hip prostheses, but hard-to-treat MRSA infections were relatively common, according to research published in Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control.

By optimizing prevention efforts, the medical community could diminish the burden associated with S. aureus prosthetic joint infections, according to the researchers.

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