If Staphyloccus aureus (MSSA), patient should be managed on Contact precautions if the access/wound cannot be contained by a dressing or until draining ceases.
If MRSA, patient should be managed on Contact precautions.
S. aureus (including MRSA)
Group A Streptococcus
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