Staph is becoming more and more of a problem. Everyday we either read or hear about someone contracting Staph from a hospital. Lately there have been reports about new strains of Staphylococcus aureus resistant to modern anti-biotics. The worst part of the scenario, and the most misunderstood is that Staph can be contracted outside of the hospital, including drug resistant strains.
We recommended that you visit the “The Center for Disease Control and Prevention” for more information.
Here are few ways that Staph can be contracted outside the hospital:
Any open wound is a potential entry point for MRSA. Factors that have been associated with the spread of MRSA skin infections include: close skin to skin contact, openings in the skin such as cuts or abrasions, contaminated items and surfaces, crowded living conditions, and poor hygiene.
Kids playing sports are at greater risk because they share equipment and have skin contact which are both common causes of infections.
Staph is a serious problem, it can kill you!
Unfortunately most anti-bacterial products will not help protect you against these infections. We recommend that you keep on hand the following product to help prevent Staph infections: