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MRSA in babies

15th September 2006

Preliminary results of a study by the Health Protection Agency show that a total of 147 babies and children suffered potentially fatal blood infections last year after contracting MRSA in NHS hospitals.

Over three quarters of the children in the study were under a year old. The research should “help hospitals see where the brunt of infections are and how to prevent themâ€?, said a spokeswoman. 
 
 

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Article Information

Title: MRSA in babies
Author: Sue Knights
Article Id: 783
Date Added: 15th Sep 2006

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