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 »

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 »

The skin infection caused by MRSA appears as small red pimples, bumps or boils, with the surrounding area warm, swollen or tender to the touch, according to WebMD. Most MRSA skin infections are mild, but they have the po... More »

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Pictures of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, infections can be found on reputable medical websites, such as WebMD, Mayo Clinic and the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website... More »

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 »

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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 »

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 »