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is staph infection contagous? such as staph infection in the blood stream? such as staph infection in the urine?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. Infections caused by staphylococcus aureus bacteria can be infectious.
Answered on Feb 5, 2019

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To a point: Meaning that many people tolerate staph on the skin without consequence.

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