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Again, MRSA infection found in hospital Emmen

Again, MRSA infection found in hospital Emmen

In the Scheper Hospital in Emmen are new infections with the bacterium determined. Total is now at six patients and three employees of the bacteria detected.

Reports that Treant Zorggroep, where the hospital is part of.

Friday it was announced that four patients and two employees, the bacteria have incurred. The most recent infection involves a patient who is treated by an infected employee.

An infection with MRSA (Meticilline Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus) is dangerous for people with quite reduced resistance. It can lead to pneumonia or blood poisoning. The bacterium is resistant to conventional antibiotics. MRSA is for healthy people harmless, they are also not sick of it.

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