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What is a staff infection?

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Dr. Booth Wainscoat
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: A type of bacteria

Staph=staphylococcus.
2 groups of staph bacteria exist: s. Aureus (sa) & s. Non-aureus. Most serious staph infections are due to sa. 2 major groups of sa are deteremined by antibiotic resistance:mssa & mrsa. Mrsa is the resistant type of staph which may require special antibiotics. Most often sa infects: skin, lungs, blood, heart valves, bones & brain. 30% of us have sa on our nose or skin normally.

In brief: A type of bacteria

Staph=staphylococcus.
2 groups of staph bacteria exist: s. Aureus (sa) & s. Non-aureus. Most serious staph infections are due to sa. 2 major groups of sa are deteremined by antibiotic resistance:mssa & mrsa. Mrsa is the resistant type of staph which may require special antibiotics. Most often sa infects: skin, lungs, blood, heart valves, bones & brain. 30% of us have sa on our nose or skin normally.
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Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care

In brief: Staph

Staph infections are caused by a bacteria in the staphylococcus family.
The bug is very prevalent in nature and on and in our bodies. When it causes disease, the bacteria can be aggressive and cause severe infections.

In brief: Staph

Staph infections are caused by a bacteria in the staphylococcus family.
The bug is very prevalent in nature and on and in our bodies. When it causes disease, the bacteria can be aggressive and cause severe infections.
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