Is MRSA Infection Contagious Or Not?

Q:
Is MRSA infection contagious or not?

A:
Yes, MRSA infection is contagious.

It can be spread through direct or indirect contact between two individuals. However, it cannot be spread through air.

For those who live in health care settings, such as hospitals, it is more likely to have MRSA infection. And it is known as health care-associated MRSA (HA-MRSA).

Besides, MRSA infections are becoming increasingly common in healthy people. It is called community-associated MRSA (CA-MRCA) and it is often seen at gyms, schools, etc.

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