Does Lysol spray kill MRSA?

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asked Jun 6, 2020 in laundry/Cleaning by AngieSmit (27,190 points)
Does Lysol spray kill MRSA?

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answered Jun 6, 2020 by Gracy (133,260 points)
Yes Lysol spray does kill MRSA.

Lysol spray and Lysol in general has been proven to kill MRSA as well as 99 percent of other viruses and bacteria.

You should spray surfaces down with Lysol Spray at least a few times per day to prevent the spread of the MRSA as well as other bacteria and viruses and also wash your hands often with hot soapy water.

Depending on the surface of the furniture that it's made of the MRSA can live on furniture for 2 days to as long as a week.

If the furniture is made of wood, plastic or other hard material then the MRSA can live up to a week on those surfaces.

If the furniture is soft such as a couch or other upholstery then the MRSA can live up to 2 to 3 days on the furniture.

It's always a good idea to use some disinfecting spray on the furniture daily or twice per day at least to kill off any viruses and bacteria including the MRSA.

The sooner you kill the MRSA or any other viruses the less chance it has to spread to someone else.

MRSA can live on clothing for up to a week depending on the conditions.

So it's important to wash clothing, bedding and other soft surfaces often to kill the MRSA so it cannot spread any further.

MRSA tends to live longer on hard surfaces than it does on soft surfaces so make sure to wipe down surfaces and spray them with disinfectant often.

You can get MRSA from bed sheets if the person who has MRSA came into contact with the bed sheets and they were not washed.

So if someone has MRSA and uses the bed sheets and then you get into bed after them then yes you can get the MRSA through skin contact with those same bed sheets.

Bed Sheets and clothing should always be washed often when someone is infected with MRSA.

MRSA can be spread through other surfaces such as handrail, bedding, bed rails, bathroom fixtures, faucets etc.

So always disinfect all those surfaces.

Washing clothes in laundry detergent does help to kill the MRSA.

Wash clothes and bedding often using hot water when possible and use a good laundry detergent which helps kill the MRSA.

Drying the clothes and laundry including bed sheets also helps to kill the MRSA and disinfect all surfaces that the person may come into contact with using a disinfecting spray and even Clorox Wipes.

Also having MRSA does weaken your immune system.

The MRSA compromises the Lymphatic system which is crucial to a properly working immune system and when that Lymphatic system is compromised your immune system is weakened.

MRSA is highly contagious to family members or anyone else that is around the person who has MRSA.

If someone in your house has MRSA then it's highly likely that the other family members or at least one family member in the same household will get MRSA as well.

MRSA is a highly contagious disease that can easily spread through skin contact.

If someone has MRSA and you need to touch the person you should wear gloves when touching the infected person and always wash your hands with hot water and antibacterial soap often.

Use disinfectant on things that the person with MRSA touched and wash the bedding and their clothes often as well.

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