Staph Superbug Most Common Cause Of US Skin Infections

Thu, 17 Aug 2006 09:00 PM EST

... It is known as Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), or the Superbug. It is resistant to most standard antibiotics and is becoming more resistant to newer ones. MRSA is now the most common cause of skin infections in the majority of American cities, says Dr. G Moran, University of California, Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine. [click link for full article] ...