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Staph Infection

Staph Infection | Flu Can Be Fatal In Children With MRSA

A nationwide study has found that previously healthy children hospitalized with flu were significantly more likely to die if they were also infected with MRSA, or methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. The findings are important because MRSA, which can cause skin and internal infections, is a growing concern among healthy children.MRSA “used to be seen only in hospitalized people or people    .. more …

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Staph Infection | Boise State Researchers Create Vaccine That May Prevent Staph Infection

Researchers at Boise State University have created a new vaccine that shows promisewhen it comes to preventing infection from a particular bacterium,Staphylococcus aureus. The bacterium causes a range of illnesses, includingskin infections and pneumonia.Juliette Tinker, an assistant biology professor at Boise State, and herresearch team created the vaccine. They administered it to 24 mice,    .. more …

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Staph Infection | Boise State University Researchers Create "promising" Vaccine For Staph Infection

Boise State University researchers have created a new vaccine that shows what they say is “high promise” in preventing Staphylococcus aureus, a bacterium that can cause a range of illnesses such as skin infections and pneumonia.Each year, health experts say, nearly 500,000 Americans are admitted to hospitals for staph infections. Research shows that more than 50 percent of those are from    .. more …

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Staph Infection | NSW Hospitals Worst For Staph Infections

Nine of 13 Australian hospitals that have failed to meet the national benchmark for golden staph infection rates are in NSW.Infection rates for 450 public hospitals were uploaded to the federal government’s MyHospitals website for the first time on Thursday.The national benchmark for staph blood infections is no more than two cases per 10,000 occupied bed days.Thirteen hospitals failed to meet the    .. more …

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Staph Infection | Researchers Create Promising Vaccine For Staph Infection

Newswise – Boise State University researchers have created a new vaccine that shows high promise in preventing Staphylococcus aureus , a bacterium that can cause a range of illnesses such as skin infections and pneumonia. Each year, nearly 500,000 Americans are admitted to hospitals for staph infections. Research shows that more than 50 percent of those are from methicillin-resistant S. aureus, or    .. more …

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Staph Infection | A New Vaccine That Could Prevent Staph Infection.

Researchers at Boise State University have discovered a new vaccine that could prevent staph infection. Staph infection is a significant health threat that causes around 20,000 deaths per year.The vaccine is still in the developmental stage but researchers are hopeful that it will ultimately provide immunity to staph.Dr. Juliette Tinker of Boise State says, “We would like to have a vaccine that we    .. more …

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