How to Treat Staph (Staphylococcus) Infection Topic Guide

Staph Infection (Staphylococcus Infection) Staph Infection (Staphylococcus Infection): Staphylococcus is a type of bacteria that causes infection (often called a "staph infection"). Staphylococcus can cause infections in almost any organ system in the body. Symptoms of visible staph infections are a redness, swelling, tenderness, pus or crusty covering at the site of infection. Bacterial culture is used to test for staph infection. Treatment may involve surgery and/or antibiotics.

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tigecycline Tigecycline

Tigecycline is an antibiotic that fights bacteria in the body...learn more »

cefdinir Cefdinir

Cefdinir is a cephalosporin (SEF a low spor in) antibiotic that is used to treat many different types of infections caused by bacteria...learn more »

amoxicillin Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin is a penicillin antibiotic that is used to treat many different types of infection caused by bacteria, such as tonsillitis, bronchitis, pneumonia...learn more »

cefaclor Cefaclor

Cefoxitin is a cephalosporin (SEF a low spor in) antibiotic. It works by fighting bacteria in your body...learn more »

cefadroxil Cefadroxil

Cefadroxil is a cephalosporin (SEF a low spor in) antibiotic that is used to treat many different types of infections caused by bacteria...learn more »

cefprozil Cefprozil

Cefprozil is a cephalosporin (SEF a low spor in) antibiotic that is used to treat many different types of infections caused by bacteria...learn more »

cefixime Cefixime

Cefixime is a cephalosporin (SEF a low spor in) antibiotic. It works by fighting bacteria in your body...learn more »