Enterococci are bacteria (germs) that live in people’s gastrointestinal tract (the stomach and intestines).
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Group A Streptococci (GAS) bacteria can cause many different infections that are mostly mild.
You can do these things to help reduce the chances of yourself or your family getting an infection from a virus or bacteria.
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Rubella, commonly known as German Measles, is an infection that affects the skin and lymph nodes.
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), is a type of bacterium that's resistant to several antibiotics. In the community MRSA can cause skin and other infections. In a healthcare setting, such as a hospital or nursing home, MRSA can cause severe bloodstream and surgical site infections.
Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted bacteria that is spread by sexual contact with an infected person.
Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted bacteria that is spread by sexual contact with an infected person.
HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is the virus that causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).
Syphilis is a sexually transmitted bacteria that is spread by sexual contact with an infected person, sharing needles or from mother to her unborn child.