SafetyBytes® - MRSA: An Overview
Overview & Treating of MRSA Infections
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus, or MRSA, infection is caused by a strain of staph bacteria that's become resistant to the antibiotics commonly used to treat ordinary staph infections. In this SafetyBytes® module, we’ll review common treatments for MRSA.
Learning Path & Details
- Keeping a Safe Workplace
- Audible Narration
- Linear Navigation
- Integrated Video
Training Files (1)
Antibiotic therapy is still the mainstay of medical care for MRSA, but antibiotic therapy is complicated by MRSA's antibiotic resistance. Consequently, laboratory determination of MRSA antibiotic resistance and susceptibility is important in establishing effective antibiotic treatment.