VRSA

noun

: any of several strains of MRSA that are highly resistant to vancomycin

Word History

Etymology

vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

First Known Use

1995, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of VRSA was in 1995

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“VRSA.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/VRSA. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

Medical Definition

VRSA

noun
: any of several strains of MRSA that are highly resistant to vancomycin
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