How DNA Detectives Saved Dozens of Infants From a Deadly Breakout

When an outbreak of MRSA was detected in 12 babies at Rosie Hospital in Cambridge, UK, doctors panicked. The superbug is famously difficult to treat and particularly dangerous in infants. The risks were immediate; the implications dire. And how the hospital avoided catastrophe is a scientific sleuth story of the… » 11/14/12 10:05am 11/14/12 10:05am