MRSA Vaccine Shows Promise In Mouse Study

Tue, 31 Oct 2006 10:00 AM EST

... By combining the four bacterial surface proteins that generate the strongest immune response in mice, researchers at the University of Chicago have created a vaccine that significantly protects immunized animals from multiple disease-causing, drug-resistant strains of Staphylococcus aureus, the most common cause of hospital-acquired infections and a rapidly spreading source of community-associated illness. ...