The prevalence of MRSA among Veteran’s Affairs long term care facilities has significantly declined in the past four years, according to a new study.
Infection Rates Drop
MRSA, or Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, is a bacterial infection that can cause infection in various parts of the body and can be especially resistant to antibiotics. For those with already weakened immune systems, like the elderly, MRSA can pose an especially high threat and can even be life-threatening.
A study published in the January edition of the American Journal of Infection Control found[…]