Implications of Less Fatal MRSA Blood Infections in Children

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) infections are an on going health problem. MRSA infections in the blood stream could cause numerous complications that would kill about 10-30% of the patients. Blood stream infections caused by MRSA in children are less fatal than adults. They may even have different risk factors for treatment failure, finds a new study from the Children''s National Health System.

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