Wherein we ponder vexing issues in infection prevention and control, inside and outside the hospital.
Sunday, February 6, 2011
Photo: New York Times
The Bangor Daily News is reporting that a bill being considered by the Maine legislature would mandate MRSA screening of high risk patients admitted to hospitals. I won't rehash all the writing we have done on active surveillance for MRSA, but you can see those posts here. So MRSA exceptionalism lives on, and more money will pour into the coffers of companies that produce MRSA test kits.