A critically ill person with a MRSA infection is placed in isolation. Anyone who enters must wear a gown or gloves, but not necessarily a mask. The patient is treated with antibiotics (often more than one antibiotic) that the bacteria is susceptible to.
- Q How is methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) spread?
- Q What will happen if I have MRSA and my baby is to be adopted?
- Q How can having MRSA affect my hospital care?
- Q How do medications treat methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus?
- Q How can MRSA affect me and my new baby?
- Q How can I protect myself when caring for someone who has MRSA?