MRSA Staff Infections
Were you looking for information about a MRSA (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus) Infection? MRSA staff infections is a common misspelling and variation of MRSA infection.
MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) is a type of bacterial infection that can cause a skin infection similar in appearance to a pimple or a boil. Depending on the severity of the infection, the affected skin may also be red, swollen, warm, painful, and have pus or other drainage.
MRSA is spread through direct skin-to-skin contact or contact with shared items or surfaces that have come into contact with someone else's infection. Anyone can contract MRSA. However, the risk increases in crowded settings, such as dormitories or military barracks. Specific types of antibiotics are typically used to treat this type of infection.
(You can learn more by clicking MRSA (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus) Infection. This article offers additional details on treatment options, as well as a discussion of how contagious the condition is. You can also click on any of the links in the box to the right for more specific information.)