Study shows drop in MRSA infections from catheter procedure

02/18/2009 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

CDC researchers found that the cases of bloodstream infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus dropped 50% over the past 10 years for catheter insertions at intensive care units. The study, which gathered data from more than 1,600 intensive care units, did not examine the factors that led to the decline.

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