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Multidrug-Resistant Staph Found on Puget Sound Beaches

Multidrug-Resistant Staph Found on Puget Sound Beaches

Samples of sand and water from five beaches around the Puget Sound have tested positive for a multidrug resistant form of the bacteria Staphylococcus aureus. This potentially fatal strain of staph is resistant to the broad-spectrum antibiotics commonly used to treat it.