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MRSA targets boosts other bugs

15th December 2008

A UK expert has said government efforts to stamp out MRSA could have caused increases in other strains of superbug infections.

Dr Michael Millar said "It's not clear that overall things have got better. Rates of E. coli are going up and it almost compensates for MRSA. All you've done is replaced one problem with another one."  

 

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Article Information

Title: MRSA targets boosts other bugs
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 9578
Date Added: 15th Dec 2008

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