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Do hospitals have to report MRSA cases to anyone?

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Dr. Jason Stokes
Family Medicine
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In brief: Mrsa tracked

Yes, Mrsa is tracked closely by hospitals.

In brief: Mrsa tracked

Yes, Mrsa is tracked closely by hospitals.
Dr. Jason Stokes
Dr. Jason Stokes
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology

In brief: Hospital Reporting

Approximately 27 states have enacted laws that require hospitals, and sometimes other healthcare facilities, to report data related to hospital-acquired infections.
Since 2005, the number of states with these laws has increased from five to 27.

In brief: Hospital Reporting

Approximately 27 states have enacted laws that require hospitals, and sometimes other healthcare facilities, to report data related to hospital-acquired infections.
Since 2005, the number of states with these laws has increased from five to 27.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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Dr. Willa Terry
Pediatrics

In brief: Location dependent

In 2008 california became the first state to require the illness be reported to local health authorities.
Many other states have followed suit in order to better understand how mrsa, a serious infection, is transmitted, in the hope of preventing outbreaks of the disease.

In brief: Location dependent

In 2008 california became the first state to require the illness be reported to local health authorities.
Many other states have followed suit in order to better understand how mrsa, a serious infection, is transmitted, in the hope of preventing outbreaks of the disease.
Dr. Willa Terry
Dr. Willa Terry
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