Monday, October 23, 2017

Preventing Staph or MRSA Infections

MRSA is a type of staph infection that is resistant to certain antibiotics, such as methicillin, oxacillin, penicillin and amoxicillin. Staph infections, including MRSA, occur most frequently among people with weakened immune systems and the elderly in hospitals and healthcare facilities. However, cases of community-associated staph infections have been on the rise, and are usually […]

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MRSA and Staph Infection Overview

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MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) is a type of bacteria that is resistant to certain antibiotics. MRSA infections that occur in otherwise healthy people who have not been hospitalized or had a medical procedure (such as dialysis, surgery, catheters) within the past 12 months are known as community-associated (CA)-MRSA infections. These infections are usually skin infections, […]

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