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  • A New Weapon against Hospital-Acquired MRSA Infections

    By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

    June 7, 2013 | 6:35 am

    The bacterium Staphylococcus aureus can live on our skin and in our noses without causing disease. Such a condition is called bacterial colonization, to contrast it from infection in which the bacteria causes illness. When the skin is broken or when host immunity is weakened Staph....