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Vancomycin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Infection

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Jul 7, 2024.

What is vancomycin resistant staphylococcus aureus infection?

A vancomycin resistant staphylococcus aureus (VRSA) infection is caused by bacteria. These bacteria are resistant to the antibiotic medicine vancomycin. The infection can spread easily from person to person.

What increases my risk for a VRSA infection?

What are the signs and symptoms of a VRSA infection?

Your signs and symptoms depend on where your infection is located. You may have any of the following:

How is a VRSA infection diagnosed?

How is a VRSA infection treated?

Antibiotics help kill the bacteria that caused your VRSA infection.

How do I prevent the spread of VRSA?

When should I seek immediate care?

When should I call my doctor?

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