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will radiation therapy kill a staph infection?

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Dr. Reza Shirazi
19 years experience Radiation Oncology
No: Radiation therapy is not the best and most effective way of eradicating staph infection. Theoretically at very high doses of radiation sterilization can be achieved, but the levels of radiation required can have adverse effects of an individual/patient.
Answered on Aug 10, 2011

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