Pediatric Critical Care Team Saves Life of Teen with MRSA

For immediate release: January 06, 2015


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Isaiah Cannon was a regular teenage boy from Edgewood, Maryland, active and playful with his friends. An innocent scab on the 14-year old’s knee became a nightmarish ordeal when MRSA, an aggressive staph infection, took control of his body and landed him in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at the University of Maryland Children’s Hospital (UMCH) for 59 days.

Read more about Isaiah's courageous fight after the infection caused multiple organs to fail.