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Is staph lugdunensis like MRSA in that i will be plagued with infections the rest of my life?

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
S. lugdunensis: This coagulase-negative malignant organism possesses many of the severe disease creating mechanisms as staph aureus and is also a producer of biofilms. Proper management may save you from long term issues, but there are no guarantees in life. Good luck and hope you are cured and stay well.
Answered on Jun 24, 2016
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