Athletics & MRSA

DICON has expanded its traditional infection prevention activities to include programs to prevent infections in professional athletes. Personnel from DICON have recently provided expert advice and assistance to professional and Division I athletic sports teams regarding the prevention of infections. Specifically, we have given trainers, coaches, and athletes on these sports teams practical advice and a detailed prevention programs. For more information about our work with professional athletes, please visit the Infection Prevention in the NFL page on the Duke Center for Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infection Prevention website.