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The Contagion® MRSA specialty page provides MRSA-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

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eNose Successfully Recognizes Bacteria in Common Soft Tissue Infections
The eNose was also able to recognize methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) from methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA).
Impact of MRSA on Lymphatic Function Studied by MGH Investigators
Investigators from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have made some interesting findings about methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureu (MRSA) that may hold the key to curbing lymphatic repercussions. 
 
SHEA Releases Guidance on Duration of Contact Precautions for MDR Infections
SHEA has released expert guidance advising hospitals on when they can safely take patients with multidrug-resistant bacteria off of contact precautions.
Challenges to Disinfecting Hospital Rooms to Prevent C. difficile—Part 2
Maureen Spencer, Accelerate Diagnostics, sat down with Contagion® to discuss the challenges of disinfecting hospital rooms to prevent C. difficile.
Theravance Biopharma Shares Positive New Data on VIBATIV at CHEST Meeting
At this year’s annual CHEST meeting, Theravance Biopharma investigators report positive new data pertaining to VIBATIV gleaned from the TOUR study.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of August 20, 2017
Proton pumps inhibitors present risks for individuals living with HIV, dalbavancin can treat MRSA-related pneumonia, probiotics prove deadly against C. difficile, patient involvement increases healthcare practitioners’ hand hygiene, and why delafloxacin is a unique antibiotic for skin infections are the topics that make up this week’s Top 5 articles.
Dalbavancin For Treatment of MRSA Pneumonia
Researchers from the University of Mississippi report a case of an HIV-positive man with pneumonia due to MRSA who was treated with dalbavancin.
MRSA Screening & Isolation—Finding the Right Mix
What's the best recipe for MRSA screening and isolation practices?