Surveillance, Rapid Screening, And Hospital Hygiene Key To Preventing Future Transmission Of MRSA

Mon, 04 Sep 2006 07:00 PM EST

... The origins and future perspectives about meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) are outlined in a review in this week's issue of THE LANCET.S. aureus meticillin resistance was first reported in the early 1960s, but widespread resistance has only become a major public-health problem in recent decades. [click link for full article] ...