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I was tested for MRSA and it came back positive, should I get tsted again after treatment?
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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics
In brief: No
You are now more likely to have repeat MRSA infections so being seen quickly for infections will help as well as using hibiclens soap for a month.
It is not forever....But MRSA can spread in families so a little extra precaution goes a long way. It is not necessary to test after the treatment as the culture said what antibiotic is best.

In brief: No
You are now more likely to have repeat MRSA infections so being seen quickly for infections will help as well as using hibiclens soap for a month.
It is not forever....But MRSA can spread in families so a little extra precaution goes a long way. It is not necessary to test after the treatment as the culture said what antibiotic is best.
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