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Staph infection scab. Is it contagious?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Staph aureus

Yes, bacteria in the eschar (scab) from infection with staphylococcus aureus can be potentially transmitted to others, but that depends upon what you are doing with it.

In brief: Staph aureus

Yes, bacteria in the eschar (scab) from infection with staphylococcus aureus can be potentially transmitted to others, but that depends upon what you are doing with it.
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