Dealing With MRSA (Audio)
You should suspect that your child has an MRSA infection if you have a skin infection that isn't responding as it should to usual treatments. Your doctor can then try to do a culture to confirm that it is MRSA and find out what antibiotics the bacteria is susceptible to.
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