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'Superbug' infections decline for procedure

'Superbug' infections decline for procedure

Complications caused by the drug-resistant MSRA bacteria have declined by half for catheter insertions at intensive-care units.

By Mary Engel

February 18 2009

Bloodstream infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, have dropped 50% in the last decade, at least for one high-risk medical procedure, according to a new study.

The complete article can be viewed at:
http://www.latimes.com/features/health/la-sci-mrsa18-2009feb18,0,40...

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