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Can staphylococcal infection be transmitted through skin to skin contact?
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Dr. Bonnie Bock
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
In brief: Yes
Staph infection is usually transferred from person to person by direct contact, occasionally by shaking hands .
Staph can also be spread by door knobs, by almost anything we touch or even by sneezing or through the air

In brief: Yes
Staph infection is usually transferred from person to person by direct contact, occasionally by shaking hands .
Staph can also be spread by door knobs, by almost anything we touch or even by sneezing or through the air
Dr. Bonnie Bock
Dr. Bonnie Bock
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Dr. Indu Lal
Pediatrics
In brief: Yes
Wash hands after taking care of patient with staph infection.

In brief: Yes
Wash hands after taking care of patient with staph infection.
Dr. Indu Lal
Dr. Indu Lal
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