Antibiotic Resistant Staph

Antibiotic Resistant Staph

Reports of antibiotic resistant super-bugs have prompted new efforts to reduce infection rates in hospitals, locker rooms, and schools. An update on the health threat posed by a common but potentially virulent staph bacteria

Reports of antibiotic resistant super-bugs have prompted new efforts to reduce infection rates in hospitals, locker rooms, and schools. An update on the health threat posed by a common but potentially virulent staph bacteria

Guests

Dr. Donald Poretz

President, Infectious Diseases Society of America, clinical professor of medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine, and in private practice of infectious disease on Fairfax, Virginia

Dr. Stuart Levy

Co-Founder of Paratek Pharmaceuticals,
professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

Dr. Carlene Muto

medical director of infection control,University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Dr. John Jernigan

deputy chief of prevention and response in the division of healthcare quality promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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