Staph Infection Blog

This Blog will feature information about staph infections, and the various complications and symptoms caused by Staphylococcus aureus bacteria which is simply called staph. We will also provide information about the different types of staph like the MRSA which is a type of Staphylococcus aureus that is resistant to the antibiotic methicillin.

Wednesday, January 2, 2008

The Spread of Staph Infection

Staph infections can spread on contaminated surfaces, from person to person and can also spread airborne or through the air. So, generally speaking, a child can carry staph bacteria from one area of his body to another dirty hands and under dirty fingernails. It can be passed from person to person on that way. The most important way to prevent staph infections is by hand washing.

Keeping your body clean with a daily bath or shower can also prevent staph skin infections. It is important to keep injured areas of the skin such as cuts or scrapes, always clean and covered.

5 comments

EMR

Since MRSA can create havoc, when they enter an open wound or cut, so we should be careful. Hand washing is the best measure to prevent MRSA.

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hand washing is definitely of prime importance and therefore it is also taught as basic manners in the primary age.The hands can carry a lot of germs and bacteria.

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