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Researchers track spread of MRSA in England

December 8, 2017

A longitudinal genomic and epidemiological study in the United Kingdom found that community- and hospital-associated MRSA isolates were both transmissible in a community setting.

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Proper treatment of S. aureus necessary with changing epidemiology

December 4, 2017
NEW YORK — While skin and soft tissue infections such as MRSA are decreasing around 3% annually, rates of methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus

MRSA ventilator-associated pneumonia: Myth or reality?

Infectious Disease News, November 2017
Burke Cunha, MD, MACP
In intubated adult ICU patients, the diagnosis of MRSA ventilator-associated pneumonia, or VAP, is based on epidemiologic/microbiologic criteria. The characteristic…

Evidence-based care reduces mortality among patients with S. aureus bacteremia

Infectious Disease News, October 2017
Increasing the use of evidence-based care processes — such as appropriate antibiotic therapy, echocardiography and infectious disease consultation — in…
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HIV Curbside Consults – Volume II: Switching Antiretroviral Therapy in the Setting of Virologic Suppression

This activity is supported by an educational grant from ViiV Healthcare.

In this case-based video, Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD and Eric S. Daar, MD discuss simplifying antiretroviral therapy in a…
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Despite falling MRSA hospitalizations, serious MRSA-related infections persist

August 8, 2017
Despite an overall decline in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections, hospitalizations from serious…
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VIDEO: Findings support development of staphylococcal enterotoxin B protein vaccine

April 22, 2016
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