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MRSA at work
Jan 11, 2014
... Obviously he wont be coming back to work for a little while, im more curious about once he's cleared. I have heard of MRSa laying dormant and coming back quite frequently. ... (1 replies)
MRSA in the bone
Aug 26, 2010
... First of all, I just wanted to point out that you seem to have a little bit of a misconception about MRSA. MRSA is simply a more drug resistant version of a bacterium that normally lives on everyone's skin. ... (4 replies)
MRSA in the bone
Aug 18, 2010
... husband has been diagnosed with MSSA and MRSA in his leg and it has infected the bone in his femur, knee, and surrounding tissue. ... (4 replies)

MRSA dormant
Dec 16, 2008
... MRSA is not really ever "dormant" per se. It can be a "colonizer" meaning that it is living on your skin, in your GI tract or in your nose, but it is not causing an invasive infection. The only time the bacteria go anywhere near "dormancy" is if they are causing a deep infection in bone for example. Here, they go in to a slower growth phase where they don't replicate as... (1 replies)
MRSA dormant
Dec 16, 2008
... MRSA - is it infectious even when dormant? (1 replies)
... antibiotics and antiseptics to help clear the MRSA which was colonized on her skin and in her GI tract. To clear it from the sputum, well, that's a lot harder. ... (1 replies)
... My husband's grandmother has mrsa in her sputum but it is supposedly dormant because of 3 negative nasal swabs done over a month ago. Is it impossible that she can spread it to my 18 month old daughter? ... (1 replies)
MRSA infection
Apr 5, 2008
... said it was MRSA. Although to completely confirm it they had to wait until the culture came back. My question is do you think the staph infection I had stayed dormant in my systems all this time and then when I came into contact with it and the open pimple that triggered it to come back? ... (5 replies)
... How long did it take you to regain your energy after having MRSA? How long did you have to take antibiotics? (5 replies)
... I am not an expert on MRSA by any means, but I did have MSSA last year. My infectious disease dr told me that because I had it in my bone, it would never actually go away. ... (5 replies)
... To the original poster, my brother was recently diagnosed with MRSA and put on 8 weeks of oral Biaxin. He is suppose to have a nasal swab in a few weeks to test whether there is still any signs of Staph in his system. ... (5 replies)
My baby has MRSA
Jun 18, 2005
... Both of my young sons have MRSA as well as STAPH A they culture it in their nose lungs and throat. They are cystic fibrosis patients though. ... (3 replies)
My baby
Jul 1, 2008
... Is it a skin infection or did he contract MRSA pneumonia? ... (2 replies)
... My brother will try to see a doctor in the next couple of weeks, but I'd like to see if you have any knowledge about what this could be. Would MRSA lie dormant this long? ... (0 replies)
... mrsa does not lie dormant. it is just like any other staphylococcus aureus, with the right antibiotics it will be eradicated (7 replies)
HELP! osteomylitis
Aug 13, 2004
... I developed MRSA which is a staph infection, after foot surgery. ... (3 replies)
... I was lucky enough to be taken off of the vanco and have my picc line removed today! Yay! I have been reading alot of posts lately about mrsa not really ever leaving, just laying dormant. Does anyone know if this is true? ... (7 replies)




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