Study provides data on clinical infection with MRSA in HIV patients

03/14/2013 | Healio

A study published in Emerging Infectious Diseases found clinical infection with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in adults with HIV can be linked to MRSA colonization in the groin and a history of MRSA infection. The study found the most common clinical isolate to be USA300, which was detected in 64% of cases. "MRSA prevention strategies (both hygienic practices and decolonization treatments) with HIV-infected adults should be used to prevent or eliminate colonization at this anatomic site to reduce MRSA clinical infections in this population," researchers said.

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