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** Causes of MRSA Infections **

*How MRSA is Spread in the Community*

MRSA infections, as with all staph, are usually spread by having contact
with someone’s skin infection or personal items they have used, like
towels, bandages, or razors that touched their infected skin. These
infections are most likely to be spread in places where


Source: www.cdc.gov/mrsa/causes/


how is mrsa spread

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