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Definition of MRSA noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

MRSA

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌem ɑːr es ˈeɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌem ɑːr es ˈeɪ//
 
[uncountable] Hospitals
 
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the abbreviation for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (a type of bacteria that cannot be killed by standard antibiotics ) rising rates of MRSA infections in hospitals see also superbug See related entries: Hospitals
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: MRSA