Journal Article

Health care-associated invasive MRSA infections, 2005-2008.

Kallen AJ; Mu Y; Bulens S; Reingold A; Petit S; Gershman K; Ray SM; Harrison LH; Lynfield R; Dumyati G; Townes JM; Schaffner W; Patel PR; Fridkin SK; Active Bacterial Core surveillance (ABCs) MRSA Investigators of the Emerging Infections Program.

The overall rate of health care–associated infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus declined significantly from 2005 to 2008, perhaps as a result of more aggressive prevention strategies.