Research shows decline in invasive MRSA infections from 2005 to 2011

09/30/2013 | Healio (free registration)

The number of cases of invasive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in the U.S. decreased by 30,800 from 2005 to 2011. Data published in JAMA Internal Medicine showed that of the estimated 80,461 cases in 2011, 48,353 were health care-associated community-onset cases and 16,560 were community-onset. There was a 31.2% decline in all infection categories: 54.2% in hospital-onset infections, 27.7% in HACO infections and 5% in community-onset infections.

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