Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, can be treated using antibiotics, but it is important to note that not all antibiotics will work. The doctor will prescribe the best medication to use depending on th... More »

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Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, also known as MRSA, is resistant to many antibiotics, according to WebMD. As of 2014, a doctor may prescribe clindamycin, trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole or linezolid to tre... 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 »

MRSA is a highly contagious strand of Staphylococcus aureus, according to WebMD. It is spread by touching a person who is infected or carrying the bacteria. Coming into contact with an item touched by the individual can ... More »

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Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, also known as super bug MRSA, is a type of staph infection that is resistant to commonly used antibiotics, such as penicillin, oxacillin and amoxicillin. Staph infections are ... 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 »

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 »