Six babies in MRSA outbreak at Addenbrooke's Hospital

Six babies in MRSA outbreak at Addenbrooke's Hospital
 

Six babies have been affected by an outbreak of the MRSA "superbug" at a hospital maternity unit in Cambridge.
The infants were found to be carrying the bacteria on their skin at the Rosie neonatal ward of Addenbrooke's Hospital, the Cambridge News reported.
The bug was found during routine checks, the hospital said.
The babies are being monitored and no units have closed. Public Health England has been made aware, its trust added.
The outbreak came to light after a "higher incidence of positive colonisation" of the bug was noticed during routine monitoring within the... read more

 
30 September 2016 in Health, Views: 53
Source: BBC
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