This infographic from NYRequirements breaks down the harmful microbes that can lead to Necrotizing Fasciitis or Flesh-Eating disease. It gives a comprehensive description of each microbe, how common they are, how they can enter the body and how deadly they are. For example, Staphylococcus Aureus is a gram-positive bacterium and the second most common cause of Necrotizing Fasciitis. It is commonly carried in the nose and on the skin. In general people can get staph if they have just undergone an operation in the hospital. Staphylococcus can cause boils, food poisoning and in its deadliest form, MRSA which if not treated can develop quickly into flesh-eating disease.
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