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How many tests do you have 2 have before MRSA is confirmed?

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics
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In brief: ONE

One culture will show if it is mrsa.
If it is not and one keeps having infections then each infection may be tested.

In brief: ONE

One culture will show if it is mrsa.
If it is not and one keeps having infections then each infection may be tested.
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Once the cultures, another plate tests sensitivity by placing antibiotic infused discs. The "M" in MRSA stands for Methcilling, then R = resistant: Staph Aureus.
Dr. Robert Dorsey
Wound care

In brief: One

A culture and sensitivity of the wound, blood or sputum.

In brief: One

A culture and sensitivity of the wound, blood or sputum.
Dr. Robert Dorsey
Dr. Robert Dorsey
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