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Superbug

Maryn McKenna

Superbug

how MRSA has surged out of control and is lurking in all corners of our lives

by Maryn McKenna

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Free Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Staphylococcus aureus infections,
  • Methicillin resistance,
  • Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus -- United States,
  • Health Policy -- United States,
  • History, 20th Century -- United States,
  • History, 21st Century -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMaryn McKenna.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQR201.S68 M45 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23735825M
    ISBN 10141655727X, 1416557288
    ISBN 109781416557272, 9781416557289
    LC Control Number2009037793

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