Healthcare-Associated Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)

Data & Statistics for MRSA

MRSA Surveillance

Surveillance Systems

  • NHSN-National Healthcare Safety Network (2005-present)
    Monitors healthcare-associated infections including those caused by MRSA.
  • ABCs- Active Bacterial Core surveillance of the Emerging Infections Programs
    In 2001-02 surveillance was conducted in three sites to determine the incidence of CA-MRSA and define the epidemiology of MRSA in the community including determining populations at-risk, clinical disease spectrum and outcomes. From 2004-present, invasive MRSA infections are monitored in nine sites across the United States currently participate in the ABC's MRSA surveillance, representing a population of about 16.3 million persons.
  • NNIS - National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance System (1970's-2005)
    Publications and information about NNIS and reports from the NNIS System

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Date last modified: Sept 16, 2008
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Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion (DHQP)

National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases (NCPDCID)