Although the boil itself cannot be transmitted, the bacterium that causes the infection can. Staphylococcus aureus has colonies on the skin of approximately 15% of the population. They can be transmitted on contact with the skin, especially the hands.
Usually she finds it difficult to colonize someone else’s skin because of competition for food with other bacteria present on the skin, but if she can find a wound, it can cause infection. It is recommended to wash your hands frequently and be careful to avoid infection.
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