MRSA Bacteria: Facts, Information & Treatment Document List

Publication List:

With drug-resistant bacteria on the rise common infections like pneumonia or urinary tract infections are harder to treat with standard antibiotics - Published: 2015-01-02

New England Journal of Medicine report shows a research team has identified a new superbug that caused bloodstream infection in Brazilian patient - Published: 2014-04-22

Groundbreaking study by Professor of Biology Kim Lewis to treat and eliminate MRSA superbug a potent bacterium with a resistance to antibiotics - Published: 2013-11-14

Nursing home residents have increased risk factors of MRSA including diabetes, long-term use of devices and inability to perform activities of daily living - Published: 2013-02-11

Klebsiella pneumonia referred to as Friedlanders bacillus causes necrotizing lobar pneumonia and can be found in health care environments - Published: 2012-08-24

Meat in grocery stores has higher prevalence of staph than originally thought and no significant difference in MRSA contamination between conventional pork products and those raised without antibiotics or antibiotic growth promoters - Published: 2012-01-23

Global awareness campaign International MRSA Testing Week April 1 to 7 to raise awareness for detection of MRSA to surgical and high risk patients before admission to healthcare facility - Published: 2011-11-29

Lessons learned from ICUs as they implemented evidence based practices to reduce Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections in hospitals - Published: 2011-08-20

World MRSA Day on October 2 and World MRSA Awareness Month is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against healthcare acquired infections - Published: 2011-06-21

New type of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) that is not detected by traditional genetic screening methods has been discovered - Published: 2011-06-02

Blood Culture Test determines whether bacteria growing in a positive blood culture sample are MRSA or MSSA - Published: 2011-05-06

Brings critical attention to the global threat of MRSA healthcare-acquired infections and antimicrobial resistance - Published: 2011-03-31

A new study has found a significant increase in the occurrence of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections in summer and autumn months - Published: 2011-03-24

MRSA was first discovered fifty years ago this year by the late professor Patricia Jevons of the U.K. in 1961 - Published: 2011-03-08

Figures show that about nine per cent of patients actually acquire infections during a hospital stay - Published: 2011-02-09

Screening patients in ICU for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) produces cost savings for the hospital - Published: 2011-01-27

Preventing life-threatening methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections following bone and joint surgery - Published: 2011-01-16

Physicians now have help against methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) a potentially deadly infection in hospitals and health care facilities - Published: 2011-01-05

Rhode Island Hospital study identifies quantity and locations of MRSA colonization - Published: 2011-01-05

Data shows a significant increase in cases of norovirus and norovirus-like gastrointestinal illness particularly in nursing homes - Published: 2010-12-01

National Minority Quality Forum has launched an atlas that maps MRSA Super Bug - Published: 2010-10-29

MRSA infection with reduced susceptibility to potent antibiotic drug vancomycin linked to high mortality - Published: 2010-09-12

MRSA screening will be available at the event and this is the first time anywhere that MRSA testing has taken place - Published: 2010-08-17

Vaccine may protect people from MRSA infections and provide lasting immunity to this virulent and drug-resistant organism - Published: 2010-08-16

Half of all deaths caused by infections such as sepsis and pneumonia resulted from hospital-acquired infections - Published: 2010-07-30

Actor and activist Dennis Quaid opens up in AARP The Magazine about the worst day of his life - Published: 2010-07-22

The predictive software could result in better drug design to beat antibiotic-resistant mutations - Published: 2010-07-19

Despite ongoing efforts to improve patient safety there is limited evidence of improved patient outcomes - Published: 2010-07-14

MRSA bacteria can cause a potentially fatal infection that does not respond to commonly used antibiotics - Published: 2010-07-14

How many more patients need die or injured from MRSA, vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE) or other preventable MDRO infections - Published: 2010-06-14

Antimicrobial copper is effective in reducing bacterial load in intensive care unit (ICU) patient rooms and many individual objects in the rooms - Published: 2010-03-22

Deadly superbug MRSA poses a far greater health threat than previously known and is making its way into hospitals - Published: 2009-11-24