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It is possible for the bacteria Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus, or MRSA, to occur in dogs. Although it was first seen only in humans, in 1972 the infection appeared in a cow. Since then, MRSA has been found ... More »

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A methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, infection typically begins as painful, swollen red bumps on the skin that resemble spider bites or pimples, according to Mayo Clinic. The bumps may be warm to the t... More »

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Lower urinary tract flow infections involving a back flow of infected urine are usually the leading risk factor of kidney infection, according to Remedy Health Media. Women are more susceptible to kidney infection becaus... More »

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A person acquires MRSA by coming into contact with someone who has methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus bacteria on his skin or by touching an object bearing the bacteria, according to WebMD. While approximately 2... More »

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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 »

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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 »

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Different varieties of the Staphylococcus aureus bacteria that have developed a resistance to antibiotics cause MRSA, according to Mayo Clinic. The bacteria are normally harmless until they enter a person's body through ... More »

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