Wednesday, October 24, 2007

New Health Topic Page: MRSA

Visit the new MedlinePlus Health Topic page on MRSA.

MRSA stands for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. It causes an infection that is resistant to several common antibiotics. There are two types of infection. Hospital-associated MRSA happens to people in healthcare settings. Community-associated MRSA happens to people who have close skin-to-skin contact with others, such as athletes involved in football and wrestling...


[Source: What's New on MedlinePlus]

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