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what is the difference between mrsa and boil?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Cause/effect: A boil is an abscess--a collection of pus caused by a bacterial infection. Mrsa (methicillin-resistant staph. Aureus) is a type of bacteria that often causes boils.
Answered on Mar 23, 2017
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