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glossary:staphylococcal_infection [2007/09/05 07:19]
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|+||[[Infection]] with one of the Staphylococcal [[bacteria]]. Staph infection can cause pus-filled abscesses on the skin or internal organs, and can migrate through the [[blood]] to infect the heart, meninges, and other areas. [[:Treatment]] is with [[antibiotic]]s and drainage of abscesses as needed. |
|+||See: [[:Infections Associated with Lymphedema]], Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome, Staphylococcus. |