Prevalence of MRSA in US hospitals hits new highBMJ 2007; 335 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39388.619780.DB (Published 08 November 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:961
- David Spurgeon
The number of cases of infection with methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in US hospitals rose to nearly 369 000 in 2005, new figures show—a rise of 30% from the 2004 figure.
The data, collated over the 13 years from 1993 to 2005, have been published by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb35.jsp). They show that in …
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