Risk of dying is higher in children co-infected with H1N1, MRSA

11/7/2011 | United Press International · Washington Post, The

A study in the journal Pediatrics found that simultaneously having methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection and H1N1 influenza increased eightfold the risk of dying among children without pre-existing conditions, despite receiving vancomycin. The findings were based on the outcomes of 838 children aged 21 years old and younger with H1N1 from 35 pediatric intensive care units.

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