Lab tests show hike in drug-resistant MRSA infections

11/24/2009 | Oregonian (Portland), The

A study that looked at tests from 300 U.S. labs found community-acquired MRSA made up 28.2% of resistant staph infections in 2006, up from 3.6% in 1999. Researchers also found that more than half of all staph cases seen at the labs serving hospitals are immune to drugs commonly used to treat them.

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