MRSA in Pennsylvania Hospitals (08/25/06)
Report Data: 2006
What's In This Report
Staphylococcus aureus is a type of bacteria that frequently inhabits the skin or nostrils of healthy people and can cause minor skin infections.1 These minor infections occur when the bacteria enter through cuts or abrasions in the skin. However, Staphylococcus aureus can also have major health consequences, such as pneumonia, infections of the blood, and surgical site infections.
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