Staph Infections in Nursing Homes is a Risk to Watch
Staph – Staphylococcus aureus is a common bacterium found on the skin and in the noses of up to 25% of healthy people and animals. Staphylococcus aureus is important because it has the ability to make seven different toxins that are frequently responsible for food poisoning. Staph investigations in nursing homes can be greatly reduced with proper hygiene an infectious disease procedures.
Information About Staff Infections from the Center for Disease Control
What is Staphylococcus?
What is staphylococcal food poisoning?
What are the symptoms of staphylococcal food poisoning?
How do I know if I have staphylococcal food poisoning?
Is a sick staph patient infectious?
How should a patient with suspected staphylococcal food poisoning be treated?
How can staphylococcal food poisoning be prevented
If you or a loved one has suffered an injury from Staph, C-Diff, MRSA, VRE, CRE or any other infectious disease or other neglect or abuse in a nursing home or other care facility that serves the elderly in Minnesota please contact Attorney Kenneth L. LaBore, directly please send an email to KLaBore@mnnursinghomeneglect.com, or call Ken at 612-743-9048 or call him at his direct toll free number 1-888-452-6589.