What is MRSA (mersa) ? It is a very drug resistant strain of the bacteria staphylococcus aureus. Discover answers to your MRSA questions here.
MRSA bacteria is found on the skin of 1-10% of people. Ordinary staph is on the skin of up to 35% of people.
- It is not a virus - these will die if they can’t get inside you.
- Bacteria may live quietly on your skin until they find a cut, wound or graze to infect.
- MRSA is a bacteria which is often found on the skin
- MRSA is thought to be found on the skin of 1-2% of people in most communities but it can be much higher.
- Both MRSA and staph can cause infections on your skin or in wounds but MRSA is harder to treat as there less drugs that are able to combat it.
Read on for answers to 25 MRSA questions
Your MRSA Questions Answered
How do you catch MRSA
MRSA Skin Infections
Is MRSA Contagious?
Where could you catch MRSA?
Is there an MRSA Incubation period
Chronic MRSA Infections & MRSA Reinfection
Are you an MRSA Carrier?
MRSA Colonization - Infected but not sick?
MRSA & Sex - The Facts
MRSA precautions you can take
What is community MRSA
How is MRSA treated
4 Key MRSA Treatments
MRSA Treatment - A short guide
Can you die from MRSA?
MRSA treatment - Official USA guidelines
MRSA Pneumonia & Flu
MRSA Virus or MRSA Bacteria
What is Mersa