Humans Are Losing the Battle Over MRSA

MRSA is the number one health-care issue today

Hospitals just can’t seem to win the war on spreading resistant bacteria in Intensive Care Units. Although some battles in the fight come out in favor of the docs, as shown in a recent initiative by our Nation’s 153 VA hospitals which managed to slash the occurrence rate of MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) infections by 62 percent in ICU’s, the number of hospital-derived bacterial infections is still alarmingly high. Thousands of victims are laid to rest each year as a result of MRSA and vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE) alone.

How serious is the situation?

It is serious enough that the World Health Organization has ranked antimicrobial drug resistance among the greatest threats to human health on the planet. A new multi-site study conducted by the Mayo Clinic found that typical defense strategies used by hospitals are simply not effective. For the study, researchers examined and collected data from 18 ICUs at academic medical centers around the U.S. Each ICU was randomly assigned to provide care using the intervention strategies (active surveillance and barrier precaution) or its existing (control) procedures.

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