Long-term Risk for Readmission and Mortality in MRSA Colonized Veterans

December 27, 2012

A recent study published in the journal Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy found that among a cohort of Veterans Affairs (VA) patients, shop MRSA carriers were at a high risk of infection-related readmission, MRSA infection, and mortality compared to non-carriers. The researchers found non-carriers had a very low risk of subsequent MRSA infection.

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