Where ‘Superbugs’ Lurk in Your Home – and How to Stop Them (Links to an external site)

But the new findings underscore how households are an important incubator, too, said lead researcher Dr. Stephanie Fritz, a pediatric infectious disease specialist at Washington University in St. Louis.

“I see many children [with MRSA] who come in with recurrent infections,” said Fritz. “And often, multiple members of the family are affected, too.”