Loreen Herwaldt

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Gram positive bacteria – Staphylococcus aureus

What are the concepts related to methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and the control and prevention of MRSA infections in healthcare facilities? Background S. aureus, the most virulent staphylococcal species, causes infections ranging from relatively minor superficial skin infections to severe conditions such as bacteremia. S. aureus is an opportunistic pathogen that often colonizes body…

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