How do you prevent MRSA colonization among close contacts of patients with abscess or cellulitis in the community?

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Abstract

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Basic hygienic practices, such as hand washing and keeping wounds covered, should be used to prevent the spread of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) among close contacts of patients with an abscess or cellulitis (SOR: C, expert opinion).

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