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Chain of infection
Causative agent- Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus
Susceptible host- Anyone with an open wound, cut, or lesion
Reservoir- Colonization; Infection
Portal of exit- Lesion or sore
Portal of entry- direct portal a sore or break in the skin
How is MRSA spread
Anyone can get MRSA through direct contact with an infected wound or by sharing personal items, such as towels or razors, that have touched infected skin. MRSA infection risk can be increased when a person is in certain activities or places that involve crowding, skin-to-skin contact, and shared equipment or supplies
Treatments of MRSA
MRSA is resistant to some antibiotics. But other kinds of antibiotics still work.
Where is MRSA found
MRSA is found everywhere in the world. Mainly in hospitals.
MRSA nursing song