This animation from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute is suitable for GCSE and A-level students and provides an introduction to the bacteria Staphylococcus aureus.
The animation describes how drug resistant strains such as MRSA can be spread in hospital settings, how infections can be treated and how MRSA has an impact on patients and hospitals. It also has an interactive section at the end where students can explore some of the features of MRSA in more detail.
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