Case 9. MRSA colitis (65 y-o M)
         
    Autopsied colon from a patient post surgery for esophageal cancer, suffering from high fever and severe diarrhea    
         
   
Key words : MRSA, Staphylococcus aureus, colitis
   
         
   
opportunistic infection
   
     
 
     
Multifocal hemorrhagic lesions grossly seen in the colon   Cocci clustered in the lumen of the autolytic crypts (HE)
     
   
     
Cocci clustered in the lumen of the autolytic crypts are Gram-positive (Gram)