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.

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Stap​hylococcus aureus in the community - Information for clinicians
Current as at: Tuesday 21 May 2013
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