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Sreekar Edula

Class of 2025Cary, NC



  • "Prevalence of MRSA infections in cancer patients" with mentor Lalita (Nov. 2, 2023)

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Prevalence of MRSA infections in cancer patients

Started July 14, 2023

Abstract or project description

Drug-resistant bacteria have emerged at an alarming rate. One such pathogen, Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), is ubiquitous in hospital and community-acquired infections. Cancer patients are easily susceptible to MRSA infections due to compromised immune systems. The current project studies MRSA and the different serotypes identified in cancer patients.