Tuesday, April 07, 2009

MRSA confirmed at Model Lab

The Herald-Leader reports a case of drug-resistant staph has been confirmed at Eastern Kentucky University's Model Laboratory School in Richmond.
The school learned late in the day Monday that a student had been infected with MRSA, or methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, said James Dantic, director of the school...
School officials consulted with the health department and cleaned areas where the student had been.

Eastern Kentucky University Health Services offers guidance to students as does the Centers for Disease Control.

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