Staph infections transfer from an infected individual or carrier to another individual, according to Mayo Clinic. These bacteria are very hearty and are able to survive on clothing, towels, sports equipment and personal ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

There are many ways that a staph infection can develop after surgery, including contaminated surgical instruments, germs in the air,or bacteria that already may be on the body and spread by contact to the surgical site, ... More »

Doctors treat Staph infections in pregnant women with antibiotics, according to Sandra Reichstetter, Ph.D., of They do this because there is a risk of a Staph infection spreading to other parts of the b... More »

Staph infections are caused by the staphylococcus bacteria, according to Mayo Clinic. While these bacteria are typically found in the nose and on the skin of healthy people, when they enter the skin, bones, joints, lungs... More »

Staph infections are caused by staphylococcus bacteria, and, according to the Mayo Clinic, usually present no problems beyond minor skin infections. Though infections can get into the bloodstream and become far more seri... More »

Staph infections are caused by a bacteria known as Staphylococcus, according to WebMD. The bacteria is easily picked up by the feet, often when a small cut is infected with Staphylococcus. It can be spread easily in lock... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Staph infections are usually treated with cephalosporins, sulfa drugs, nafcillin or vancomycin, according to Mayo Clinic. A test to determine the type of staph bacteria is sometimes used to determine the type of bacteria... More » Health Medications & Vitamins