Andrea Ankrum, MS, from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, and HIV Advisor Channel Editor Michael Tapper discuss the important role infection control protocols seem to play in reducing methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) transmission among patients with cystic fibrosis in this video from ASM 2016.

In their research, investigators from Cincinnati Children’s hospital collected an MRSA isolate from patients with cystic fibrosis and performed whole genome sequencing in order to examine the relationship between the isolates.