staph bacteria

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For V.A. Hospitals (And Patients), A Major Health Victory

Tina Rosenberg | The New York Times | January 30, 2015

Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that the United States is making modest progress in bringing down rates of hospital-acquired infections...

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Livestock Workers May Carry Staph Bacteria From Pigs

Megan Gannon | LiveScience | September 17, 2014

Workers who handle livestock may carry antibiotic-resistant bacteria in their noses after they leave the farm.  A small study of hog workers in North Carolina found that many carried staph bacteria (Staphylococcus aureus) and some carried drug-resistant strains of the bug, including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus or MRSA...

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