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Who is at higher risk of getting serious methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections?

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People who are ill or have a compromised immune system have a higher risk of getting serious MRSA infections. If you have a condition that lowers your immunity, call your doctor right away if you think that you might have an infection.

SOURCES: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The American Academy of Family Physicians. Capriotti, T. , Jan. 26, 2004. Johnson, L. , 2005. WebMD Feature: "Drug-Resistant Staph Spreads Across U.S."




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SOURCES: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The American Academy of Family Physicians. Capriotti, T. , Jan. 26, 2004. Johnson, L. , 2005. WebMD Feature: "Drug-Resistant Staph Spreads Across U.S."




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