Region Incubation Period Period of communicability Modes of Transmission Sign and Symptoms Control Measures &/or Public Health Response Reference
Whole Body Variable usually 4-10 days Disease may not occur for months after colomisation Duration of acste illness or as long wond dramage pessists colouized persons may also transmit staph orgamisness Person to person through direct contact or sometimes indirectly by contact with contaminated items Maybe local as an infected wond or sore Refer to physician Handwashing exclude from school daycare workplace report out breaks Methicillin - resistant staphylococcus auerus (MRSA) infection . Centers for disease control & preventions. Htpp://www.cdc.gov/mrsa/indere .html. Accessed July 17,2012.