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What is a community-associated MRSA infection?

Sharine Forbes
Geriatric Medicine

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus or MRSA is an infection, which is associated to be cause by strain of staph bacteria that becomes immune to the effects of antibiotics. It can prove to be deadly if doctors are unable to develop a plan of action to weaken the strength of the MRSA infection and stop it from spreading. 

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