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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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Staph Infections Pervasive in Professional Sports
Contagion® takes a closer look at how Staphylococcus aureus infections continue to plague professional sports players.
MRSA Cases Decline Across Veterans Health Administration Facilities Nationwide
An initiative from the Veterans Health Administration to reduce methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and other healthcare-associated infections in the facilities has led to marked infection reduction around the country.
Researchers Develop New Antibiotics to Target MRSA Bacteria
University of Connecticut researchers have developed novel antibiotic compounds to target methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections, offering a potential new drug in the fight against this pathogen.
Risk Factors for Invasive MRSA Infection in MRSA-Colonized Patients
A new study has characterized risk factors for the development of active methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) among patients who are colonized with the bacteria at hospital admission.
Researchers Study the Health and Economic Impacts of Cellulitis Misdiagnosis
Emergency room providers are misdiagnosing too many patients with cellulitis, according to a new study, causing unnecessary hospitalizations and inappropriate antibiotic use.
 
Novel Treatment for MRSA Submitted for Review to US FDA
Drug maker Melinta has submitted their new antibiotic Baxdela for review by the US Food and Drug Administration, with the hopes that it will bring a new treatment option for people suffering from methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
Researchers Discover Just How Some MRSA Strains Resist Antibiotics
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) causes more than 11,000 deaths in the United States each year and a new study shows how this pathogen is able to evade last-line antibiotics.
 
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