Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Healthcare-Acquired Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (HA-MRSA)

HA-MRSA infections can cause the same type of infections as other strains of staph. Studies conducted in Minnesota have found that community-associated MRSA (CA-MRSA) is more likely to cause skin and soft tissue infections and that HA-MRSA is more likely to be found in sputum or urine.

  • Causes and Symptoms of HA-MRSA
    HA-MRSA facts, including how HA-MRSA is spread, common symptoms, complications, and history.

  • Preventing Staphylococcus aureus
    As HA-MRSA is a type of Staphylococcus aureus infection, prevention of infection is the same as for Staphylococcus aureus. Learn how to minimize your risk of Staphylococcus aureus infection.

Updated Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 02:47PM