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What does MERSA stand for?

MERSA stands for Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus

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WASHINGTON -- Today at the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) results were presented from the CUBICIN(R) (daptomycin for injection) Phase 3 multicenter (246 patients - US: 206; Europe: 40), randomized, open-label study of the safety and efficacy of CUBICIN compared to conventional therapy for the treatment of patients with blood stream infections (bacteremia) and heart infections (infective endocarditis) caused by both methicillin susceptible and methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA and MRSA).
Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Blood-borne Pathogen Guidelines, this product also exhibits disinfectant efficacy against Mycobacterium tuberculosis (BCG), Staphylococcus aureus, Salmonella choleraesuis, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Escherichia coli 0157:H7, Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Vancomycin intermediate resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VISA), Vancomycin resistant Enterococcus faecalis (VRE), HIV-1 (associated with AIDS), Canine Parvovirus, and Poliovirus Type 1.
When used as directed, MAGIC, exhibits effective disinfectant activity against the organisms: Staphylococcus aureus, Salmonella choleraesuis, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Escherichia coli 0157:H7, Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Vancomycin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VRSA), Vancomycin resistant Enterococcus faecalis (VRE) and meets the requirements for hospital use.
When used as directed, MAGIC, exhibits effective disinfectant activity against the organisms: Staphylococcus aureus, Salmonella choleraesuis, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Escherichia coli 0157:H7, Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Vancomycin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VRSA), Vancomycin resistant Enterococcus faecalis (VRE) and meets the requirements for hospital use.
The IDB team will present on its "Colorimetric Culture Confirmation Test for Rapid Detection of Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci" and the Wishard Memorial Hospital team will present on "Rapid Detection of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) using Cycling Probe(TM) Technology.