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MRSA “Super bug” – Symptoms - Risk Factors – Diagnosis - Treatment

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Prognosis / Complications

Current statistics reveal that approximately 1.2 million hospitalized patients are MRSA-infected. The mortality rate is roughly estimated to be between 4%-10% while another study says that it may be as high as 23%.

Thankfully the infection is not very high (roughly 1%) in hospitalized children below age 18, as opposed to adults, despite the fact their number has markedly increased over the years.

CA-MRSA has far less complications than HA-MRSA, especially if the patient responds well to treatment and is not in need of hospitalization.

Early diagnosis and treatment is important if the patient is to avoid complications associated with MRSA-infection. If the patient develops complications such as endocarditis, kidney or lung infections, necrotizing fasciitis, osteomyelitis, or sepsis the outcome may not be very encouraging as they lead to irreversible organ damage.

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i got a very bad attack of mrsa in kings college,the 5 listed drugs listed below i dont re-call the name of any.i still have some paperwork regarding this bug, 3days after the operation i was moved to a side ward,but i was told nothing at all about me contacting this disease only they put me in this ward for a bit of peace n quiet,nowt else was said to me at all i am verty annoyed about it all, i left it to late to lodge a claim even though all tests showed i was fit to have the operation.
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