Small hospitals had more community MRSA in Calif. study

05/5/2013 | BeckersHospitalReview.com

A study in Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology found that smaller hospitals with relatively healthy but low-income populations were more likely to see community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. The study evaluated MRSA isolates from 30 hospitals in Orange County, Calif. Community-associated MRSA strains made up 46% of the MRSA samples.

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