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Streptococcus pyogenes pharyngitis, scarlet fever, impetigo, erysipelas, puerperal fever, necrotizing fasciitis, toxic This bacteria is susceptible to 1% sodium hypochlorite, 4% formaldehyde, 2%

(How long after contact does illness develop?) REPORT TO and occasionally bacteria) Influenza (The flu) Variable Contact with droplets from nose, eyes or mouth of infected person; some viruses can live on surfaces (toys, tissues, doorknobs) for several hours Variable, often from the day

Communicable and Infectious diseases in Athletes Tami Wisely FNP-BC, WHNP-BC •Impetigo-Bacteria •Ringworm-Tinea Corporis Gladiatorum-Fungus surfaces. •HIV- Does not live long outside of the body

Are mild, such as impetigo, staph can cause more serious illness including blood, MRSA bacteria can live on surfaces for days, weeks or months. • No, as long as the wound can be covered and the

In addition to skin infections, the staph bacteria • Live in crowded settings. HOW ARE THESE GERMS SPREAD? MRSA is transmitted primarily by contact with a person who has an • Clean objects and other shared surfaces before you use them.

Page 3 of 11 Colonized and infected residents serve as the major reservoir of MRSA in long term care facilities. Contaminated environmental surfaces have not been shown to play a significant role during outbreaks

Introduction Staphylococci and streptococci constitute the main group of medically important gram positive bacteria There Staphylococcus saprophyticus that is an ongoing cause of cystitis in women Staphylococci Found in the air and on surfaces Very resistant or long chains Biochemistry

(Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus) Type of “staph” infection Help you reduce the amount of bacteria on your skin A “spider bite” Infected skin Boil, abscess Impetigo Not washing or sanitizing your hands often Touching someone What does it look like? How do you get MRSA?

The fungi that cause Ringworm of the foot and Ringworm of the nails live only in humans. bacteria, and viruses by How long does it take to develop impetigo following exposure?

Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in Schools is a bacteria that can live on human skin of even the cleanest individuals. It can cause boils, contaminated items and surfaces, crowded living conditions and poor hygiene.

Common Communicable Diseases of Children DeKalb County Board of Health, 2013 Transmission is possible for as long as bacteria remain in the stool. bed bugs do not live on a person. Cause . Cimex lectularius (bed bugs)

How long does it take to develop impetigo following exposure? How long do head lice live away form the body? Any reptile can carry the Salmonella bacteria. For how long can an infected person shed Salmonella in their stool?

Recent studies have shown the bacteria to be present in Features The incubation period of pertussis is commonly 7–10 days, with a range of 4–21 days, and rarely may be as long as 42 days. Bordetella pertussis

Is a type of “staph ” bacteria that causes skin infections that can’t be because MRSA can live on the skin and survive on some surfaces for prolonged periods of time. • Living in a long-term care or rehabilitation facility INSIDE/Panel 2:

Homeless People CONDITION # TIMES>DOMICILED Hypertension Unlike HIV, this virus lives a long while on surfaces. !No need to exclude, but should not be Impetigo !A skin rash, usually of the face, caused by bacteria.

Chemical product that kills bacteria) surfaces and other commonly touched areas (doorknobs, light switches, etc.). with bandages, like impetigo on the face, do not touch the area! If you accidentally touch it, wash your hands immediately.!

In addition to skin infections, the staph bacteria • Live in crowded settings. HOW ARE THESE GERMS SPREAD? MRSA is transmitted primarily by contact with a person who has an • Clean objects and other shared surfaces before you use them.

The bacteria live only in humans. Viable bacteria can remain in the air for a long time. What are the symptoms of tuberculosis? Symptoms include: cough that is worse in the morning Impetigo may itch and can be spread by scratching.

Usually causes mild skin infections, such as pimples, impetigo, rashes, or boils, people at any one time is not known. When a person is colonized, bacteria live on the skin but cause no harm. infected wounds can contain bacteria, including MRSA, and spread the bacteria to others.

Why is the term prokaryote controversial? and protects it from immune system cells. Attachment pili allow bacteria to attach to surfaces, cheese, olives, yogurt, and other products. Enzymes from bacteria that live in extremely warm environments are used in PCR.

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