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Is staphylococcus aureus from a wound culture considered MRSA?


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replied May 15th, 2019
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Diagnostic Techniques, Treatments Answer A64990
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
Not every staphylococcus aureus from wound culture is MRSA. However, in recent years complicated wounds are increasingly showing growth of MRSA.
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Khan


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