MRSA is short for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections. There are currently two types of MRSA: community-acquired MRSA (CA-MRSA) and hospital-acquired MRSA (HA-MRSA).
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CDC/NIOSH: MRSA and the Workplace
Factsheet with prevention measures and disease information.
CDC: MRSA - Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
Fact sheets for patients and healthcare personnel about MRSA. Also general information on laboratory detection as well as non-hospital healthcare settings.
CDC: MRSA in Schools
Factsheet with disease information and prevention methods.
CDC: Vancomycin-Intermediate/Resistant Stapylococcus aureus
Fact sheet on an antibiotic resistant strain of staph.
Commonwealth of Massachusetts Antibiotic Resistance and MRSA
Includes information for healthcare providers, teachers, corrections professionals, coaches, athletic directors, and others. [PDF]
DermNet NZ: MRSA
Facts about the disease from the New Zealand Dermatological Society.
Electronic Collection Virtual Collection of Monographs and Periodicals
The evolution of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus in Canadian hospitals. 5 yrs of national surveillance. In French and English. [PDF]
Fight Staph Infections, Inc.
A personal sufferer describes her experiences and provides information about the dangers of staph infections, including MRSA, and how to prevent them.
Health Protection Agency
Factsheet from the UK agency.
Living with MRSA
Includes factsheet with illustrations from the Tacoma-Pierce County, Washington Health Department. [PDF]
Mayo Clinic: MRSA Infection
Overview of the symptoms, causes, and treatment of this virulent staph infection.
MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: MRSA Infection
Includes cause, symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
Features news, links to related resources, articles, and research.
Minnesota Dept. of Health: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Disease statistics and basics, plus information for schools, health professionals, correctional facilities, and athletic programs.
MRSA Action UK
Organization with the purpose to raise public awareness about the disease and influence the government and healthcare sectors. Includes news, forum, weblog, newsletter, memorials, and disease information.
MRSA Survivors Network
Features survivor's stories, advocacy work, disease information, and factsheets.
Features news, disease information, and links to related resources.
New York State Department of Health: MRSA
Factsheets, alerts and advisories, press releases, eduactional material, and resources.
NHS Choices: MRSA Infection
Factsheet with cause, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
NIAID, NIH: Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Includes symptoms, cause, news, research, transmission, treatment, and prevention.
North Carolina Public Health: What is Community-Associated MRSA
Series of factsheets about the disease.
Patient UK: MRSA
Factsheet on methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus which causes an infection that mainly occurs in people who are already ill in hospital.
Signs, symptoms, and photographs of the disease.
Texas Department of State Health Services: MRSA
Series of factsheets and presentations about the disease in several different environments.
Topix: MRSA News
Headline links from media sources worldwide.
Topix: MRSA News
Headline news about the disease. [RSS]
Wikipedia: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Encyclopedia article with history, symptoms and signs, treatment, and prevention.
JAMA: MRSA Infections
Article with facts about the disease in the Journal of the American Medical Association. (October 17, 2007)
BBC News: Quick Guide: MRSA
Concise factsheet on this disease, its transmission, the UK death rate and how the NHS is combating the infection. (July 24, 2006)
Last update:August 11, 2015 at 13:24:11 UTC