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MRSA a growing concern for plastic surgery patients

Research shows disturbing rate of infections in face-lift patients

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has become a significant health issue in plastic surgery practices throughout the United States, with research showing that in recent years, MRSA has become the leading contributing pathogen in postop skin and soft tissue infections. The evidence is clear that MRSA infections are a growing problem and that plastic surgery is not exempt.