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MRSA bacteria can last in homes for years

Once the MRSA bacteria enters a home, it can linger for years, spreading from person to person and evolving genetically to become unique to that household, new research reveals. The methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) are strains of the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus that are resistant to almost all antibiotics related to penicillin. Since the 1990s, MRSA infections, mostly skin infections, have ...

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