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MRSAid™ FOR NASAL DECOLONIZATION

Staphylococcus aureus, especially Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), infections can be severe and even fatal.  Each year, thousands of patients acquire Staph infections annually while in hospital resulting in enormous suffering, amputations and loss of life. Studies throughout North America and the UK have demonstrated that patients who are carrying or are colonized with Staphylococcus aureus are at risk of self-infecting. Studies also have demonstrated that eliminating nasal carriage of Staphylococcus aureus significantly reduces the number of Staph infections and therefore must be considered a necessary strategy for the overall reduction of healthcare-associated infections.1,2

The nose, armpits, hand and groin are the major hotspots for MRSA colonization

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