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Kentwood, MI
A 35-year-old female asked about a 35-year-old male:

Can mrsa be caused from bacteria that might be in tap water?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 58 years experience
MRSA: Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus is a bacteria, and it is seldom or ever found in tap water. This is often a normal part of your bacterial population and only produces disease under specific circumstances.
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