Glossary

cMRSA

Community-acquired MRSA (outside of hospitals). Without portals of entry (intact skin), cMRSA may trigger skin and soft tissue inflammations. They are resistant to beta-lactam antibiotics and are associated with the panton valentine leukocidin toxin.

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