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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/10/10 Jessica Barrett, Brad Crerar , Zohal Ghiaszada, Laura.Grillo, Heather Peterson Department of Biomedical Science, Quinnipiac University Professor of Microbiology: Dr. Boucaud MRSA and Nosocomial Infections; Individuals colonized with MRSA should be allowed to work in a hospital setting
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5/10/10 Emergence of MARSA Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Was Detected in United Kingdom in 1961 after the detection of methicillin Originates from a large genetic element known as staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec (SCC mec ) into a meticillin-susceptible S aureus strain (Grundmann, et al) A primary cause of skin and soft tissue infections among persons without extensive exposure to healthcare settings. Nasal carriage of S. aureus is a known risk factor for these infections Common cause of nosocomial infections worldwide Image retrieved from http://www.emlab.com/m/media/MRSA_ER110 7.jpg
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5/10/10 Nosocomial Predominately occur in the healthcare
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2010 for the course EDUC 22331 taught by Professor Feev during the Spring '10 term at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

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