Community-Associated Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA)

Prevention and Control of Community-Associated MRSA

Basic infection control practices are key to the prevention and control of MRSA in healthcare settings. The following resources provide recommendations for the prevention and control of many healthcare-associated diseases and infections including infections with drug resistant organisms such as MRSA.

Clinical Management



  • MRSA in Schools Oct. 2007
    Answers to commonly asked questions about preventing the spread of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin infections in schools.

Athletic facilities

Correctional facilities



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Date last modified: December 17, 2008
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Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion (DHQP)

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