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Fewer MRSA infections in US in 2011
Fewer MRSA infections in US in 2011 (September 17, 2013 - Insidermedicine) From Atlanta - There were fewer MRSA infections in the US in 2011, according to a report published in JAMA Internal Medicine. Researchers from the CDC reviewed cases of the antibiotic-resistant infection over the past 6 years. Results showed that there were just over 80,000 MRSA infections in 2011, 48,000 of which were health care-associated community-onset infections and 14,000 that were hospital-onset infections. Compared to 2005, the national incidence rates have decreased by 27.7% for health care-associated community-onset infections, and 54.2% for hospital-onset infections.
 
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