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    Summarizing the government's findings and investigations pertaining to MRSA.

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    Summarize the government's findings and investigations pertaining to MRSA.

    Support your writing with relevant facts or figures and indicate your current knowledge of the infectious disease.

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    Summarize the government's findings and investigations pertaining to MRSA 
    Support your writing with relevant facts or figures and indicate your current knowledge of the infectious disease.

    According to the CDC, Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) is a staph bacteria that is resistant to beta-lactams. Beta-lactams basically are rings that accompany the aminopenicillanic acid. Many bacteria produce beta-lactamase enzymes, which destroy the beta-lactam ring of penicillin. MRSA bacteria is resistant to methicillin, nafcillin, cloxacillin, oxacilin, penicillin, and amoxicillin. Clavulanic acid inhibits beta-lactamase enzymes.
    According to the Active Bacterial Core surveillance (ABCs), cases of MRSA have three categories hospital-onset (HO), healthcare-associated ...

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    This solution summarizes the government's finding on the MRSA bacteria strains.

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