Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, February 8th, 2005
According to recent research from England, "Epidemic methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus 16 (EMRSA-16) and EMRSA-15 are the two most important and prevalent EMRSA strains found in the United Kingdom and have also been found in a number of European countries and the United States.
"We describe for the first time the spread of an EMRSA strain (EMRSA-16) from its point of origin in one hospital to the surrounding hospitals and regions over the following 2 years."
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