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What Is Mrsa | Staph And MRSA Infections - What You Need To Know

About 25-30% of people in the U.S. are colonized with Staphylococcus Aureus bacteria, commonly known as staph. Colonized people have the bacteria present on their skin or in the nose, but the microbes do not cause an infection. Staph bacteria are among the most common causes of skin infections, such as impetigo or boils (Box 1). Those infections are easily treated with antibiotics, either topical    .. more …

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