A 30-year-old member asked:
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are school-children a high-risk group for staphylococcus aureus infection or mrsa?

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Dr. Henry Bloom
47 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, Staph, no MRSA: Young children, especially, who have close contact with others in daycare and ealy school, often bring home staph, (impetigo, respiratory, ear infections), but since most communities do not have alot of mrsa, it is the more common staph that they get and bring home.
Answered on Jan 13, 2020
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