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MRSA test case to be heard

15th January 2008

A 71-year old woman from North Lanarkshire has take unprecedented legal action against the hospital where she caught MRSA.

Elizabeth Miller, caught the bug in 2001 after she had heart surgery in Glasgow's Royal Infirmary. Her legal team want to prove that poor hygiene levels at the hospital led to Mrs Miller catching MRSA.

The test case is thought to be "the first of its kind in the UK" and is against Greater Glasgow NHS Board.

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