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How long does MRSA last?

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Dr. Lauren Romeo
Wound care

In brief: Can be permanent

Mrsa is a bacteria that lives on our skin and can be present for life.

In brief: Can be permanent

Mrsa is a bacteria that lives on our skin and can be present for life.
Dr. Lauren Romeo
Dr. Lauren Romeo
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Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology

In brief: MERSA

Mersa is the acronym for methicillin-resistant-staph infection.
People with MRSA are contagious; are carriers; and can carry MRSA for days, weeks, or years at which time it's possible to transmit the infection to others. It is a serious infection.

In brief: MERSA

Mersa is the acronym for methicillin-resistant-staph infection.
People with MRSA are contagious; are carriers; and can carry MRSA for days, weeks, or years at which time it's possible to transmit the infection to others. It is a serious infection.
Dr. Jerome Litt
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