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Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: an ever-emerging epidemic

Michael R Bubacz
AAOHN Journal: Official Journal of the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses 2007, 55 (5): 193-4
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Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is approaching epidemic status, with life-threatening consequences. Prevention of MRSA infections can best be achieved by hand hygiene. Antibiotics should be chosen on the basis of culture results and sensitivity.

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