Saturday July 4, 2020

All about MRSA

MRSA refers to a type of bacteria (staphylococcus aureus) that are resistant to many antibiotics. What is MRSA?

25th June, 2005

What is MRSA?

MRSA refers to a type of bacteria (staphylococcus aureus) that are resistant to many antibiotics. Anyone can get MRSA, but it is found most often in hospitalised patients.

The bacterium can live on the skin or can be found in the nose of about one-third of healthy people without causing them any problems. It causes problems when it gains access to deep tissue such as broken skin - causing wound infections -...

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