Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection is a skin condition that occurs due to a strain of staphylococcus aureus and tends to be resistant to antibiotic treatment. This infection can affect any part ... More »

WebMD explains that MRSA stands for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. This is the name given to a specific type of staphylococcus aureus infection that is difficult to treat because the bacteria that cause the... More »

The methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection, known as MRSA, is caused by a group of bacteria, according to eMedicineHealth. This type of infection is widespread and can cause boils, abscesses, carbuncles, s... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

According to Mayo Clinic, MRSA stands for methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus and is an infection caused by a strain of bacteria that is resistant to the antibiotics commonly used to treat ordinary staph infectio... More »

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, is commonly spread through skin contact with someone who is infected or carrying the bacteria, states MedicineNet. Contaminated linens and surfaces, such as towels, d... More »

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus starts out as a small lesion on the skin that looks like a spider bite or a pimple, according to the Mayo Clinic. The lesions rapidly evolve into painful abscesses that require... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, is a drug-resistant form of a typical staph infection, according to Mayo Clinic. Most MRSA infections occur in hospitals, nursing homes and other health care settings... More » Health Conditions & Diseases