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The facts about MRSA below come from medical studies, government reports and other resources. Current MRSA fact sheet. Drug resistant Staph infections are responsible for 1.2 million hospital infections each year, according to a 2007 APIC study.

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Reprinted from www.antimicrobe.org Patient Handout: MRSA 1 Patient Handout: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) What is Staphylococcus aureus (staph)? Staphylococcus aureus, often referred to simply as "staph," are bacteria commonly carried on the skin or in the nose of healthy people.


FACT SHEET Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections • What is CA-MRSA? CA-MRSA is a bacterium that is like other Staphylococcus aureus bacteria with three differences: o it can’t be killed by the antibiotic, methicillin, but can be killed by several different antibiotics


FACT SHEET FOR HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS: Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Skin Infections Staphylococcus aureus is a common etiologic organism in soft tissue infections, and may be found on normal skin in nearly 20% of healthy people.


August 2014 MRSA FACT SHEET What is Staphylococcus aureus? It is a common type of bacteria. Most refer to these bacteria as “staph” (pronounced staff). It is normal to find different types of Staph bacteria on the skin and in the nose.


MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) is a bacterial infection that resists treatment by commonly-used antibiotics.Usually occurring in hospital or healthcare settings, MRSA has more recently begun to appear in the community as well.


Diseases & Topics. Community-Associated MRSA . Staphylococcus aureus, often called "staph", is a common type of bacteria that can be found in the nose and on the skin of about one out of every three people.Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, also called MRSA, are staph that are not killed by many of the antibiotics doctors used to prescribe most commonly for staph infections...


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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection is caused by a type of staph bacteria that's become resistant to many of the antibiotics used to treat ordinary staph infections. Most MRSA infections occur in people who've been in hospitals or other health care settings, such as nursing homes and dialysis centers.