Disinfection, HAIs, Tru-D Technology, Uncategorized

The 411 on Superbugs: MRSA

What is MRSA? Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection is caused by a type of staph bacteria that’s become resistant to many of the antibiotics used to treat ordinary staph infections. MRSA can cause life-threatening bloodstream infections, pneumonia and surgical site infections, and it’s putting more patient lives at risk every

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Posted 05.24.16
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HAIs, Industry News, Tru-D Technology, Uncategorized

Why Latest MRSA News Proves We Cannot Rely on Antibiotics Alone

A recent study found that one of the most common antibiotics used to treat Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, may unintentionally activate the body’s own pathogen-defense system and worsen this type of skin infection. Typically, physicians use a beta-lactam antibiotic to treat staph infections. And, the study clearly showed that mice

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Posted 11.19.15
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