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Did You Know Cigarette Smoke Makes MRSA More Drug-Resistant?

Originally Published by Infection Control Today Cigarette smoke can make MRSA bacterial strains more resistant to antibiotics, new research from the University of Bath has shown. In addition cigarette smoke exposure can make some strains of Staphylococcus aureus...

Is It MRSA?

MRSA, or methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, is an antibacterial resistant staph infection commonly spread through skin contact with an infected person. Though related to the more common staph infections, MRSA is an increasingly common disease – most famously...

What Are the Symptoms of MRSA?

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, is an infection linked to staph bacteria that’s resistant to antibiotics traditionally used to remedy these types of infections. The majority of MRSA infections happen in people who spend time in healthcare...

Busting MRSA Infection Myths

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is staph bacteria. In general, staph infections are very common and usually easy to treat. However, this type of staph infection is resistant to beta-lactams, which are antibiotics that include penicillin,...