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Is staphylococcal infection caused by a virus or bacteria?
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Amanda Xi
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In brief: Bacteria
Staphylococcus is a genus of bacteria and is the cause of a wide variety of infections.

In brief: Bacteria
Staphylococcus is a genus of bacteria and is the cause of a wide variety of infections.
Amanda Xi
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In brief: Bacteria
Staphylococcus is a bacteria not a virus.
Since it is a bacteria, it can be treated with antibiotics.

In brief: Bacteria
Staphylococcus is a bacteria not a virus.
Since it is a bacteria, it can be treated with antibiotics.
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