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Community-Acquired Mrsa Becoming More Common In Pediatric ICU Patients - 03/26/2010

Community-Acquired Mrsa Becoming More Common In Pediatric ICU Patients

Universal screening may curb spread of MRSA
Release Date: March 26, 2010

Once considered a hospital anomaly, community-acquired infections with drug-resistant strains of the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus now turn up regularly among children hospitalized in the intensive-care unit, according to research from the Johns Hopkins Children's Center.

For more information; http://www.hopkinschildrens.org/Community-Acquired-MRSA-Becoming-More-Common-in-Pediatric-ICU-Patients.aspx