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Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
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About MRSA

  • Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), a strain of S aureus that is resistant to beta lactam antibiotics, is an important cause of infection in the US and worldwide. Until recently, healthcare-associated-MRSA and community-associated-MRSA (CA-MRSA) could be distinguished clinically and microbiologically. CA-MRSA is now a significant cause of healthcare-associated infections and is a rapidly emerging public health problem.