Staphylococcal Infection

Staphylococus Aureus

What is it?

Staphylococcal Infection is a bacteria commonly found on the skin and hair as well as noses and throats of people and animlas. This bacteria is present in up to 25 percent of heathly people and are even more common amoung those with skin, eyes, nose, or throat infections. This can cause food poisioning when a food hanlder contaminates food and then it is not properly refrigerated.

What Carries it ?

Foods:  Salads, such as ham, egg, tuna, chicken, potato and macaroni    Bakery Products, such as cream-filled, pasteries, cream pies and chocolate eclairs         Sandwhiches    Milk, dairy products, as well as meat and poutry

Symptoms (how long it takes for symptoms to appear)

Boils, Cellulitis, Dehydration, MRSA Infection, Rash, Sedimentation Rate, Nausea, Vomitting, Diherra, Loss of Appetite, Abdominal Cramps, Mild Fever

How it Can be Prevented?

1 to 6 hours, derration of symptoms 1 to 2 days

Any other information

19,000 people and growing every year since it has been around and becoming restriant to our best drug Peniclin.