My nephew is 65 years old, long history of COPD. He was hospitalized 2 weeks ago, H1/N1 flu virus, diagnosed several days later with pneumonia and within the last several days with MRSA in his lungs. The hospital appears to be leaning towards releasing him in a few days. Since we are roommates, I'm concerned with the possibility of becoming infected. It is my understanding the MRSA infection can be controlled but not eliminated. Since my nephew is prone to long coughing fits from COPD, could he still potentially be contagious at some point after he is released from the hospital?
No responses have yet been posted. Add your response to this question.
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Posted 26 Sep 2009 • 2 answers
Posted 16 Jul 2013 • 1 answer
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Infection - Have mrsa and noticed a place on tongue can?
Posted 28 Aug 2015 • 1 answer
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Infection - What kill's MRSA from living and thriving in
Posted 16 Aug 2016 • 0 answers
Posted 15 days ago • 1 answer