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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a type of bacteria that is resistant to certain antibiotics. Most MRSA infections in the community are skin infections. MRSA can cause deadly pneumonia, bloodstream, or surgical site infections in healthcare settings. This page contains MRSA prevention resources and education for both healthcare professionals and consumers.

The following links are APIC and external resources on MRSA for healthcare professionals.

Implementation guides and tools

Education & training

APIC offers a comprehensive collection of clinical education and professional development programs. The following resources are educational opportunities related to MRSA. Visit the Education & Certification page for more educational opportunities.

AJIC articles

Search the American Journal of Infection Control website for more articles on MRSA. To access these articles, you need to first login to the APIC website.

External resources

The following links are APIC and external resources on MRSA for consumers.

APIC

External resources