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Staph Infection Battle Adds New Rapid Diagnostic Test


May 10, 2011
by ken

From Health News, by Susan Brady, May 9, 2011

Last Friday, the FDA cleared a diagnostic test that will be able to
quickly determine staph infections and their resistance to antibiotics.
Staphylococci bacteria are common in infections, but many are
methicillin resistant (MRSA) or methicillin susceptible (MSSA) and
required altered treatment protocols. Being able to rapidly diagnose and
correctly treat the infection, can save life and li

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