1. What are the major sources of this disease? How do people get it?
People get it by...-MRSA is spread by contact.
-You could get MRSA by touching another person who has it on the skin.
-Or you could get it by touching objects that have the bacteria on them.
-MRSA infections are common among people who have weak immune systems
2. Would it be considered a prokaryote, eukaryote, or neither?
-Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
-No true Nucleus
3. What are the symptoms and treatments associated with your disease?
-Aches and pains of the muscles
-Swelling and tenderness in the affected body part
-Tetracycline drugs - Doxycycline and Minocycline
-Trimethoprim and Sulfamethoxazole
4. How deadly is the disease? What is the survival rate?
-studies show that 90 percent of antibiotics are prescribed for viral diseases, against which they have no effect on the bacteria.
5. Is this disease currently a problem across the world? If so where is it most prevalent?
-Most prevalent in Hospitals, and Public Schools
6. Fun facts about the disease.
-MRSA was first noted in 1961.
-The majority of MRSA starts as skin infections.
-Prevention of MRSA is possible by excellent hygiene practices, avoiding skin contact with infected people or items they have touched.
-MRSA is considered to be one of the 18 microbes listed by the CDC as a multidrug-resistant microbe or "superbug".
-MRSA strains of bacteria can be found worldwide.