By: Crystal Britt
"We would take the swab and we put it onto an auger plate," said Ruth Masterson, a microbiology specialist. "We have to streak it out to spread out the growth of the organism."
So bottomline, it's out there. If you get it, get to the doctor and quick, because staph infections can be life threatening. Often times staph will look like a spider bite, or a wound that just won't heal. It's highly contagious, the sore needs to be covered and you must get on antibiotics.