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 can my having MRSA affect my new baby while we are in the hospital?
- Q If I have MRSA, can I breastfeed my baby?
- Q What will happen if I have MRSA and my baby is to be adopted?
- Q How is methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) treated?
- Q How can MRSA affect me and my new baby?
- Q Is MRSA, staph infection a reoccuring condition?