Acceptability at Recruitment
Acceptability at CT / Work-Up
Individual at Risk
Donor / Recipient
Explanation of Condition
Antibiotic-resistant form of the common skin bacteria staphylococcus aureus. It is generally only a problem in hospital where it may cause deep set infections or sepsis that can be difficult to treat with conventional antibiotics.
See also MRSA
Inform harvest centre and transplant centre, but otherwise acceptable if colonised.
If active infection, allow two weeks from recovery and completion of antibiotics, whichever is the later.
Pseudonyms or Related Conditions
Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus
Version 1, Edition 1
Date of Last Update
15th June 2012