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Rapid MRSA test: The rapid MRSA test is a laboratory test used to identify methicillin-resistant and non-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) from a sample of infected skin, blood, or nasal secretion. The test detects nucleic acid sequences specific for the two different, but high-related bacteria in about an hour. Methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) is resistant to common antibiotics used to treat S. aureus infections. MRSA is most commonly known for causing skin infections, but can also infect other organ systems such as the lungs and bloodstream.
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