MRSA is short for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. S. aureus is a bacterium (bug or germ) that about 30 per cent of us carry on our skin or in our nose without knowing about it. This is called 'colonisation'. This page explains about MRSA, how it is passed on and how it can be treated.It also explains about things we are doing at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) to reduce the chance of it spreading.
This information from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains the causes, symptoms and treatment of nuclear factor-kappa B essential modulator (NEMO) deficiency syndrome - a rare type of primary immunodeficiency - and where to get help.