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what is mrsa?

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Dr. Henry Bloom
47 years experience Family Medicine
More dangerous staph: Mrsa stands for mehticillin resistant stapholoccus aureus. A staph that is resistant to many common antibiotics. Often it is also more aggressive than other staph germs. It must be cultured and treatment guided by the antibiotics the lab shows will work. It is often spread to others in the household and they should be looked at.
Answered on Sep 20, 2017
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