A member asked:
can staph infection be transmitted by touching an infected wound then touching another persons mouth?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Neal Kraus answered
10 years experience Hospital-based practice
Depends on burden: Depends on any number of factors. Yes. It is possible. I would avoid putting hands in mouth in general and if necessary to do so, I would highly recommend appropriately washing hands prior.
Answered on May 2, 2015
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