MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus) News and Research

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Rib-X granted patent for novel oxazolidinone in China

Rib-X granted patent for novel oxazolidinone in China

Study finds multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria high in long-term care

Study finds multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria high in long-term care

A magic bullet for superbugs

A magic bullet for superbugs

New, more effective nisin antibiotics combat superbugs and food diseases

New, more effective nisin antibiotics combat superbugs and food diseases

White light-activated antibacterial coating - new weapon in fight against superbugs

White light-activated antibacterial coating - new weapon in fight against superbugs

Regular handwashing more important than isolation in controlling MRSA infection

Regular handwashing more important than isolation in controlling MRSA infection

Tea tree oil and silver effective in treating skin infections

Tea tree oil and silver effective in treating skin infections

War wounded at risk for superbugs

War wounded at risk for superbugs

Scientists develop new agents to fight superbugs

Scientists develop new agents to fight superbugs

FDA approves new indication for Wyeth's Tygacil (tigecycline)

FDA approves new indication for Wyeth's Tygacil (tigecycline)

Anti-microbial catheter to cut infection risk for dialysis patients

Anti-microbial catheter to cut infection risk for dialysis patients

Researchers identify genetic machinery responsible for synthesizing thiostrepton

Researchers identify genetic machinery responsible for synthesizing thiostrepton

CDC analysis finds unique social and behavior intervention helps reduce MRSA rates up to 62 percent

CDC analysis finds unique social and behavior intervention helps reduce MRSA rates up to 62 percent

Environmental cleaning intervention reduces MRSA in intensive care units

Environmental cleaning intervention reduces MRSA in intensive care units

Coatings that kill superbugs

Coatings that kill superbugs

Study finds extensive patient sharing among hospitals; could impact spread of infectious diseases

Study finds extensive patient sharing among hospitals; could impact spread of infectious diseases

Study looks at maggot therapy on wound healing

Study looks at maggot therapy on wound healing

Interventions helped reduce MRSA rates up to 62% in study hospitals

Interventions helped reduce MRSA rates up to 62% in study hospitals

MRSA study suggests strategy shift needed to develop effective therapeutics

MRSA study suggests strategy shift needed to develop effective therapeutics

Review of hospital infection control strategies

Review of hospital infection control strategies