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Definition of «Staphylococcus, antibiotic-resistant»

Staphylococcus, antibiotic-resistant: form of the Staphylococcus bacteria that is unaffected by commonly used antibiotics. Antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus is a growing problem, particularly in hospitals where Staph infections can run rampant. Treatment is with "super- antibiotics" when possible, although this type of infection can prove to be untreatable and deadly.

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