CDC experts report surge in deaths from MRSA

10/17/2007 | · Bloomberg1

A new CDC report estimates that more Americans died from infection caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteria than from HIV/AIDS in 2005, a finding that Los Angeles epidemiologist Dr. Elizabeth Bancroft called "astounding." Nearly 19,000 patients died of the drug-resistant infection, and a majority of the infections were linked to health care treatment. "We hope that there are more pressure and more incentives to develop more and more useful antibiotics for all generations," Bancroft added.

View Full Article in: · Bloomberg1

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Diagnostic Technician
Marlborough, MA
Test Technician
Marlborough, MA
Compliance and Ethics Director
Sysmex America, Inc.
Lincolnshire, IL
Director, Site Quality Management
Palm Springs, CA
Compliance Officer-Medical Products
W. L. Gore
Flagstaff, AZ