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 »

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 »

According to Mayo Clinic, MRSA is a form of Staphylococcus aureus that's resistant to methicillin. Staphylococcus aureus is present in the nose or on the skin of around one-third of the population, and around 2 percent o... More »

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