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Why is mrsa dangerous?

Other than being a serious hospital-acquired infection, MRSA is resistant to the most commonly used antibiotic methicillin. It is a form of Staphylococcus bacterium, which can only be treated by antibiotic vancomycin. MRSA (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus) is one of the most common causes of death from hospital-acquired infections.
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What Are the Dangers of a MRSA Infection?
MRSA may start out as a small bump that appears to be a pimple or a bug bite, which then becomes painful and swollen. Other symptoms of MRSA include redness, pus and fever. Doctors test for MRSA by taking a sample of tissue or nasal secretions and  www.ehow.com
Why is mrsa such a dangerous infection?
its all in the name- Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus- this means it resistant to many types of antibiotics but not all (currently) and without them right now their are few to none other options, antibiotic resistance is a major growing  answers.yahoo.com
How dangerous is MRSA?
The Centers for Disease Control warns that MRSA infections can result in anything from mild illness to death, particularly if the pathogen gets into the bloodstream by infecting a cut, burn or laceration. Fortunately, four recent medical studies have  wiki.answers.com

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