What is MRSA? MRSA (pronounced MERSA) is short for Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus .MRSA is a Bacteria that can live on or in our bodies. MRSA is a member of the Staphylococcus type of bacteria. The shorter version is staph (pronounced Staff). MRSA is a type of Staph bacteria that is resistant to some antibiotics, such as Methicillin,Penicillin,Amoxicillin and others. MRSA evolved in people by the over use of Antibiotic prescription drugs. MRSA is the most common type of Nosocomial (Infections which are the result of treatment in a hospital or health care facility) .
How can I catch MRSA? MRSA is Spread by Contact. You either touch a person that is infected with MRSA or an item such As Dirty Gym Items that has been cross contaminated by an infected person CAMRSA. Community associated MRSA.
How can I prevent catching MRSA? You cannot prevent catching MRSA, you can only lessen your chances of contracting an infection. Wash your Hands! Wash Your hands, Wash your Hands! 90 plus percent of all illnesses we catch are because we touch an item that is contaminated. We touch our eyes,noses, mouth or eat something.
What does MRSA look like? MRSA can look like a rash, pimple, a spider bite,a boil,cut or injury that will not heal, a nasty puss filled weeping lesion, or nothing at all in the case in pneumonia. The answer is almost as difficult to answer as what does Disease look like? If you have a concern see a doctor or health care provider. The only sure way to know is by having lab tests done to diagnose the disorder.
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How do you disinfect things contaminated with MRSA? First remember you can catch MRSA if you try to clean contaminated items. Contact a health care provider and decontamination specialist for information. They may be able to give you advice on the types of cleaners to use.
If you Have been diagnosed with MRSA and use syringes please dispose of your used needles and medical waste with a licensed medical waste carrier, medical waste disposal by mail company or a sharps mail back service. For waste Disposal companies in your ares see Medical-Waste-Container-Disposal.com for proper disposal of Used Needles go to www.UsedNeedleDisposal.com
For additional information go to Methicillin-resistant-staphylococcus-aureus.com CDC-Diseases.com www.crimecleanoftexas.com www.Infectious-waste-disposal.com
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