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  1. MRSA Timothy Bezouka Carter Perry Frank Brophy,Q

  2. MRSA MRSA is a bacterial disease. MRSA stands for methicillin-resistant-staphylococcus-aureus. Staphylococcus-aureus is the bacteria in MRSA.

  3. How You Get MRSA Most people that get it have weekend immune system. Like people who live in nursing homes. some people get it by sharing sports equipment or clothes

  4. Symptoms of MRSA There aren’t that much symptoms. The only ones you get are skin rashes, boils, absesses, STY, and bumps on your skin.

  5. Symptom Treatments • What can I do to make myself feel better? • SEE YOUR DOCTER • Get lots of rest • Clean your skin often • Take antibiotics

  6. Treatment For The Disease • Take antibiotics • Take therapy

  7. Prevent the Spread • Wash your hands after touching things, and don’t share soap, towels, and sports equiptment. • MRSA is transmitted by touching people exposed to it.

  8. News Article • A research team from the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and McGill University has demonstrated that private rooms in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) play a key role in reducing hospital infections like C-difficile...[read article] • Can Predatory Bacteria Succeed Where Antibiotics Fail?11 January 2011 • There are predators in the bacterial world that consume other bacteria, much as predators attack prey in the animal world. A team led by researchers at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Dental...[read article] • The Antibiotics Crisis: How Did We Get Here And Where Do We Go Next?10 January 2011 • In recent years there has been a lot of news about the impending antibiotics crisis, brought to a head by renewed awareness that we are running out of drugs to treat evolving superbugs, and with the startling revelation...[read article]

  9. Websites Used • http://kidshealth.org/teen/infections/bacterial_viral/mrsa.html# • Webmd.com