Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus: The Latest Health Scare

Sampathkumar, Priya
December 2007
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Dec2007, Vol. 82 Issue 12, p1463
Academic Journal
The article offers information on methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). According to the author, MRSA was regarded as the most commonly identified multidrug resistant pathogen available, however, it now become the most feared multidrug pathogen because of the infections that it provides. A discussion on the history and origin, prevalence and characteristics of MRSA as well as the transmission and suggested preventive measures is presented.


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