MRSA

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MRSA

Touching the infected skin of someone who has MRSAUsing items of someone who has MRSA (towel, lipstick, clothes)Touching phones or doorknob that have MRSA germ on the surfaceBeing in a hospital and or college dorm room where germs are easy to spread.From Doctors hands, nurses and other healthcare providers contaminated equipments.

Staph lives in about one out of three people skin and or nose.MRSA is a staph bacteria that are resistant to some antibiotics. MRSA is like the common cold Anyone can get MRSA

Facts

MRSAMethicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus

How

Washing hands frequently with soap.Antibiotics such asclindamycin, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, or linezolid and Vancomycin for the evasive MRSA

Care

Who easier to get MRSA?People with weak immune systems. (e.g., people with cancer, HIV positive or getting chemotherapy)People with chronic diseases.( diabetes or who is on dialysis.)people are have taken antibiotics for a long time and frequently.

MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) and MDROs (Multidrug-resistant organisms). (2015, February 2). Retrieved July 13, 2015, from http://www.gwhospital.com/patients-and-visitors/patient-information-guide/faq-mrsa-methicillin-resistant-staphylococcus-aureus

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