Looking back at this is odd to say the least.
Caught MRSA in Sep ’15, hospitalized ’til Jan ’16 due to blood poisoning, pneumonia, and the MRSA spreading to my left lung and valves in my heart. 119 more words
The exponential escalation of antimicrobial resistance, which leads to untreatable infections, has disturbingly reached dangerous heights. Considering the healthcare costs (around 1.6 billion €) and 70.000 deaths/year, bacterial resistance to antibiotics might be compared to the new millennium’s plague, affecting clinical practice and representing a substantial threat to worldwide health care systems (Fair, R.J., and Tor, Y., 2014). 1,981 more words
Evans, M.E. et al. American Journal of Infection Control. 45(1) pp. 13-16
Background: Declines in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) health care associated infections (HAIs) were previously reported in Veterans Affairs acute care (2012), spinal cord injury (SCIU) (2011), and long-term-care facilities (LTCFs) (2012). 39 more words