Managing MRSA

June 21, 2016    |   By: Eunice Halverson, MA, CPPS

There’s new promising research for a better way to manage MRSA.  The new protocol uses polyhexanide-based products beyond hospital stays into the outpatient, long-term and home  settings.  “IMM is a promising concept to improve decolonization rates of MRSA-carriers for patients who leave the hospital before decolonization is completed,” the study authors concluded.  Read more about it in the Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control Journal.

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