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 MRSA infection treated after surgery?
- Q If I have MRSA, can I breastfeed my baby?
- Q How do other illnesses affect MRSA?
- Q How can I protect myself when caring for someone who has MRSA?
- Q Do antibiotics increase the risk of MRSA in children?
- Q What is a community-associated MRSA infection?