Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)

How do you get MRSA?

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Answered 2010-01-18 20:37:59

Through a variety of ways including but not limited to : skin-to-skin contact (such as in sports like Wrestling), obtaining from a non-living vector (such as a wrestling mat), sharing of personal property in an unclean environment (such as a towel in a locker room), or not covering or treating an open wound.

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