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Cipro and related antibiotics increase MRSA risk in long-term care facilities, study shows

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Long-term care residents on a fluoroquinolone antibiotic such as Cipro are at an increased risk for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, researchers in France have found.

Antibiotic-resistant E. coli is on the rise in nursing homes, study shows

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An antibiotic-resistant strain of Escherichia coli (E. coli) is on the rise in long-term care facilities, according to a study in the April issue of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.