SPOTLIGHT: Are hospitals aggressive enough in MRSA fight?


It's heartening to note that some VA hospitals have made remarkable progress in fighting the spread of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), largely by screening patients, isolating carriers and stepping up hygiene. On the other hand, their success has raised questions as to why, given the trail of death and destruction left by MRSA and other hospital-acquired infections, other hospitals aren't doing more to battle these deadly bugs. Article (reg. req.)

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