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Animal and Human Bites [English] Permalink Public

Human and animal bites are more likely to get infected than other wounds. There are many germs (organisms) in animal and human mouths. (English) Colour

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Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) - InPatient (Surrey Memorial Hospital, Mission Memorial Hospital, Eagle Ridge Hospital, Peace Arch Hospital, Ridge Meadows Hospital, Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre, Chilliwack General Hospital, Royal Columbian Hospital, Burnaby Hospital, Langley Memorial Hospital, Delta Hospital, Fraser Canyon Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

MRSA is a type of common bacteria which has become resistant to most of the antibiotics normally used to treat it. This fact sheet for patients and families discusses ways to prevent the spread of MRSA at home and in the hospital. (English) Colour

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Clostridioides Difficile Infection (CDI) (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

This fact sheet explains why it is important to prevent this infection from spreading to other patients in the hospital, or to your friends and family when you go home. (English) Colour

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Bladder Infection (Urinary Tract Infection) (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

You have an infection in your bladder. A bladder infection is also called a urinary tract infection (or UTI). This infection is most often caused by bacteria travelling up the urethra into the bladder. (English) Colour

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Cellulitis (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

You have an infection of the deepest layer of your skin. This is called cellulitis (sounds like sell-u-li-tis). It is usually caused by bacteria. (English) Colour

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Pertussis (Whooping Cough) [English] Permalink Public

HealthLinkBC Health File information about pertussis (whooping cough) including vaccine, symptoms, and home treatment. Number 15c. (English)

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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) [English] Permalink Public

HealthLinkBC Health File information about pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) including symptoms, complications, and home treatment. Number 08c. (English)

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Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) [English] Permalink Public

HealthLinkBC Health File information about methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) including overview of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), treatment and prevention. Number 73. (English)

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Kidney Infection (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

A kidney infection is when you have bacteria in the kidneys. Bacteria get into kidneys by moving from the urethra into the bladder. From there, it moves up through the ureters into the kidneys. (English) Colour

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Pilonidal Abscess (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

You have a pilonidal cyst that has become infected near your tailbone, just above your buttocks. When infected it is called a pilonidal abscess. It usually results from ingrown hairs. (pilo means hair, nidal means collection) (English) Colour

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