A MRSA carrier is someone who is not suffering from an active MRSA infection but still has the MRSA bacteria living on the skin or in the nose, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. A MRSA carrier is said to b... More »

An infection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, is transferred through skin-to-skin contact or exposure to contaminated objects, according to WebMD. For example, people housed in close quarters, suc... More »

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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 »

A MRSA carrier is a person who has MRSA bacteria on the skin or in the nose without having any symptoms of infection, explains the Minnesota Department of Health. An example of a carrier is someone who has MRSA on her sk... 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 »

MRSA boils usually appear as red and swollen lesions that resemble spider bites or pimples on a person's skin, according to Mayo Clinic. The boils may ooze pus and usually appear next to skin recently broken by a cut or ... 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 »