MRSA (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus): Also known as “mercer.” This is an infection caused by the staph bacteria that normally safely reside on the surface of human skin. A minor opening in the skin can allow the staph bacteria to enter the body, causing an infection. It is commonly contracted in hospitals, even through basic procedures such as catheter insertion.
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