Bacteremia - Glossary

Dr. Lakshmi Venkataraman
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Lakshmi Venkataraman, MD
Last Updated on Jan 06, 2020
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Glossary

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA): The bacterium Staphylococcus aureus is resistant to methicillin antibiotics.

Dysuria: Pain, burning sensation during urination.

Nosocomial infections: Infections that arise in hospitals due to intravenous drug delivery or the presence of an internal catheter.

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