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Consumer Action / Proposal would require hospitals to screen patients for MRSA

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Posted: Sunday, June 28, 2009 3:10 am

It's an acronym that can cause terror - MRSA. It stands for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, and it is the bacteria that is often spread in hospitals and other health care settings, infecting about 95,000 Americans per year and killing 19,000, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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