You have isolated Meticillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) from pre-admission screening. Staphylococcus aureus is a common bacterium (germ) which can be found on the skin or in the nose of about a third of the population. Many normal healthy people have Staphylococcus aureus on their skin without causing them any harm. MRSA is a type of Staphylococcus aureus which is resistant to the more commonly used antibiotics.
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