Slideshow: MRSA - How Much Do You Know About This 'Superbug'?

Reviewed by Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD on Wednesday, October 09, 2013

A magnification of the MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) superbug.

MRSA skin infection.

A spider bite vs. MRSA infection.

Cellulitis on the hands.

Abscess from MRSA.

A woman uses a gym bar to stretch.

Surgeons operate on a patient.

A hospital sign warns about hand hygiene.

Two men work out in the gym.

It is possible to transfer MRSA to pets.

A child plays in the sand.

A petri dish with Staphylococcus aureus.

A doctor applies a bandage to a patient's foot.

One antibiotic pill in a medication bottle.

A doctor injects medicine into a woman's IV drip.

Cleaning supplies in the gym.

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