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How contagious is mrsa?
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Dr. John Leander Po
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
2 doctors agree
In brief: Quite
Though not as bad as viral respiratory diseases, MRSA is contagious since it is spread by direct contact (skin-to-skin) with a person colonized or infected with the bacteria, or by contact with an inanimate object (a "fomite") that has MRSA on it such as soiled clothing that has come in direct contact with a person with mrsa.

In brief: Quite
Though not as bad as viral respiratory diseases, MRSA is contagious since it is spread by direct contact (skin-to-skin) with a person colonized or infected with the bacteria, or by contact with an inanimate object (a "fomite") that has MRSA on it such as soiled clothing that has come in direct contact with a person with mrsa.
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Dr. Lauren Romeo
Wound care
In brief: Very.
It is spread by skin contact and can jump to others and their pets.

In brief: Very.
It is spread by skin contact and can jump to others and their pets.
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