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Are schools a major source of MRSA infection in children?
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Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Mrsa may not necessarily be found in schools but any public area is a potential site for harboring this infection.
One such site in schools especially is gyms- and on dirty gym equipment such as football gear that is not cleaned properly.

In brief: Yes
Mrsa may not necessarily be found in schools but any public area is a potential site for harboring this infection.
One such site in schools especially is gyms- and on dirty gym equipment such as football gear that is not cleaned properly.
Dr. Kevin Considine
Dr. Kevin Considine
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Dr. Henry Bloom
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Children, especially in daycare or early grades, where there is a lot of close contact, may often bring home staph.
But MRSA is still not that common in most communities.

In brief: No
Children, especially in daycare or early grades, where there is a lot of close contact, may often bring home staph.
But MRSA is still not that common in most communities.
Dr. Henry Bloom
Dr. Henry Bloom
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