MRSA Part 1

A recent investigation in 22 Southern California skilled nursing homes revealed that 20 of the 22 had the MRSA germ present. MRSA, Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, is a bacterium that causes staph infection. MRSA is resistant to several common antibiotics therefore making it difficult to treat. Depending on where the infection takes place, symptoms can range Read More

Understanding MRSA

MRSA, or Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, is a bacterium that causes staph infection. Depending on where the infection takes place, symptoms can range from skin sores and boils to infections in surgical wounds, the bloodstream, the lungs, or the urinary tract. People with weakened immune systems are especially susceptible, and infections can be found around surgical Read More