Diabetes before pregnancy linked to increased MRSA risk

07/1/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

Having diabetes before pregnancy was associated with a more than threefold increased risk of developing methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection while in the hospital for labor and delivery, a study revealed. However, researchers found no evidence linking gestational diabetes with MRSA infections. The findings appear in the American Journal of Infection Control.

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