Comments for: Maine hospitals working to curb MRSA infections

Posted Feb. 15, 2010, at 7:39 p.m.

According to the federal government, Americans visit the doctor about 12 million times each year to get checked for suspected staph or MRSA skin infection. MRSA, which stands for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus, is a type of staph bacteria that is resistant to commonly used antibiotics. Staphylococcus aureus is a type …

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