Community acquired MRSA (CaMRSA) can cause skin and other more serious infections. It can spread from person to person via direct contact, hands, towels and personal grooming items. Avoid sharing items and wash hands thoroughly, especially after touching skin infections.
For further information please see factsheet, or contact your local Public Health Unit on 1300 066 055.
Updates and other links
Staphylococcus aureus in the community - Information for clinicians