Hiring a nurse that's a carrier of MRSA - Can that happen? - page 2

Hello. I was wondering if somebody can give me a solid, credible answer to this question that I have wondered for years. I am in my fourth year of undergraduate school, but I am not a nursing... Read More

  1. by   jjensen
    I am sure by the time that I retire, I will have MRSA and VRE... Just the nature of the job...
  2. by   mina123
    per infection control 99% of nurses are carrier of MRSA in there nares. It's not a problem now when we are young and healthy but when we get sick OR if we get some immunosuppresant diseases that's when it becomes a problem. Yes most nurses are carrier but does not mean u actively have MRSA. Just like in case of T.B. some are active carrier some are passive.!!!!!!!!! AND true if they let people who are carrier of MRSA go there won't be anybody left no nurses and no doctors!!!!!!!!