Infographic: Lethal Bacteria and Healthcare

Wednesday, January 1st, 2014
This post was written by Jackie Lyons

The percentage of U.S. patients who had infections in the healthcare setting has grown from 22 percent in 1995 to 63 percent in 2004.

Of all invasive bacterial infections, 85 percent had recent contact in a healthcare setting, according to a new infographic from the Sun Sentinel. This infographic illustrates the effects of MRSA, including modes of transmission and infection, as well as the connection to healthcare and high-risk populations.

Lethal Bacteria and Healthcare

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