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I've got recently been treated for a strep throat infection, so i'm wondering how long does this bacteria stay on objects in my household?

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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics

In brief: Not an issue

Bacteria cannot stay alive on dry surface of objects long.
It is generally expected that once you take an effective antibiotics for strep throat, you are no longer contagious in 24 hours.

In brief: Not an issue

Bacteria cannot stay alive on dry surface of objects long.
It is generally expected that once you take an effective antibiotics for strep throat, you are no longer contagious in 24 hours.
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