Bacteria In Staph Infections Can Cause Necrotizing Pneumonia

Sun, 21 Jan 2007 02:00 PM EST

... Researchers at the Texas A&M Health Science Center Institute of Biosciences and Technology at Houston have discovered a toxin present in the bacteria responsible for the current nationwide outbreak of staph infections also has a role in an aggressive pneumonia that is often fatal within 72 hours. [click link for full article] ...