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methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: see staphylococcusstaphylococcus
, any of the pathogenic bacteria, parasitic to humans, that belong to the genus Staphylococcus. The spherical bacterial cells (cocci) typically occur in irregular clusters [Gr. staphyle=bunch of grapes].
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Importantly, she and her associates recently published another study in which biocidal disinfectants failed to eliminate MRSA from homes and appeared to increase the risk of multidrug resistance (Appl Environ Microbiol, online 22 Sep 2017.
Conclusion: The result of our study revealed an alarming rate of nasal carriage of MRSA among health care workers of Jinnah Hospital, Lahore.
Conclusion: Our findings suggest that CA-MRSA could be responsible for the majority of the infections caused by MRSA within the hospital at which the study took place.
In 2014, there were a total of 797,883 hospitalized incident cases of MRSA in the 7MM.
Conclusion: The present study highlighted that MRSA is present in our hospitals with significantly high prevalence and drug resistance pattern.
The majority of the patients harboring these MRSA strains were male (70%) and belonged to the age groups 21-40 years (46.
9,11) It is not entirely clear if there is anything unique predisposing these populations to MRSA or if this might be attributed to living in tight communities with close household contacts.
Medical microbiologists and infection control practitioners in all 91 hospitals in the Netherlands were contacted and asked to collect data concerning MRSA outbreaks and the results of subsequent contact screening retrospectively during June-August 2011 and prospectively during September-November 2011.
MRSA and MSSA each were detected in 83% of untreated influent samples.
The incidence of health care-related MRSA infections declined significantly from 14.