Big Hospitals in Big Cities Being Blamed for Spread of MRSA

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Big Hospitals in Big Cities Being Blamed for Spread of MRSA

As per a study, which has been published in the journal PNAS, it has been revealed that big hospitals in large cities should be blamed for the spread of the superbug MRSA. The study was taken out by a group of researchers from the Edinburgh University.

The study researchers said that the infection started from big hospitals in big cities like in London and Glasgow and then it moved on to smaller hospitals in various parts of the place. Lead researcher Dr. Ross Fitzgerald of the Roslin Institute at the University of Edinburgh said that they even tracked the movement of MRSA’s genetic code.

Ross said that the study will help them to find out ways by which they can bring a decline in the number of infection incidents. Not only this, but it will also help them to find out treatments that can prevent the spread the disease.

However, the government is also taking the matter seriously. They have made it compulsory that patients, who will be going to hospital, would need to go through a test known as swab test, which will confirm that whether or not a patient has been carrying MRSA.

“The high levels of patient traffic in large hospitals means they act as a hub for transmission between patients, who may then be transferred or treated in regional hospitals”, said Ross.


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