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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection Owner Factsheet

Contributor(s): Claire Speight, Jennifer Hamlin

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a bacterium known to be resistant to most antibiotic medications and therefore if it infects an animal (or human) the infection can be difficult to impossible to treat and can pose a serious risk to life.
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What is MRSA?

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How could my rabbit become infected with MRSA?

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What signs may my rabbit show?

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How is MRSA diagnosed?

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How could MRSA be treated?

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How can MRSA be prevented?

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How common is infection?

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