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, 14-Nov-2017 14:57:23 CST