Tuesday, November 6, 2007
DPH offers advice about MRSA bacterial infection
By Stephen Smith, Globe Staff
The state Department of Public Health today issued advice to schools and parents about a potentially dangerous germ that has infected a handful of students in recent weeks.
The bacteria, known as Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, cannot be treated by first-line antibiotics. However, the germ rarely results in serious, long-lasting health problems, specialists said.
For that information, go to the DPH website.
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