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 Do antibiotics increase the risk of MRSA in children?
- Q How can I protect myself when caring for someone who has MRSA?
- Q How can having MRSA affect my hospital care?
- Q If I have MRSA, can I breastfeed my baby?
- Q What is a community-associated MRSA infection?
- Q Is there a cure for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)?