Are MRSA infections on the rise, or are they beginning to decrease? Are MRSA and Staph more common in the elderly or in children?
Well, it depends…
To better understand the possible dangers of MRSA and Staph, it’s best to get a clear picture of the relevant statistics and trends. The answers to questions about MRSA and Staph statistics and specific facts about Staph depend on the context.
While MRSA is rising quickly in some groups of people, it is fortunately decreasing in others. Although the elderly are most likely to be hospitalized with MRSA, the rate of community-acquired MRSA is increasing the most in children. And while MRSA and Staph are becoming harder to treat each year, this dangerous trend is being reversed in many hospitals and healthcare facilities.
Click on the following link to see a summary of the key statistics and trends for Staph and MRSA:
Current facts sheet
Microbiologist and Natural Health Expert