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MRSA Strikes More Hospital Patients, Study Finds
The rate ofِ MRSA infections inِ hospital patients hasِ increased inِ recent years, according toِ a newِ study.
This means thatِ MRSA infections areِ very common, andِ that manyِ of themِ — andِ anِ increasing number inِ 2003 toِ 2008 — wereِ seriousِ enoughِ to require hospitalization, saidِ study researcher Dr.
The study wasِ based onِ data gathered fromِ 160 academic medical centers, alongِ with 260 ofِ their affiliated hospitals.