MRSA Information for Athletics

Recently, there has been growing concern that the rate of infection of antibiotic resistant staph may be on the rise. Coaches and/or athletic trainers are encouraged to review this information and establish procedures for the examination of athletes for skin infections in order to curb the spread of MRSA.

About Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) among Athletes - Centers for Disease Control

Skin Infections in Athletes - Minnesota Department of Health

MRSA in Sports Participation Position Statement and Guidelines - NFHS

Sports Hygiene – Guidelines to Minimize Infectious Diseases - NFHS

Georgia Department of Education MRSA Bulletin

MTSU Professor Researching New Method to Fight Staph Infections

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