Latest S. aureus Stories
Swine farmers are six times more likely to be carriers of drug-resistant Staphylococcus than individuals who do not have regular contact with pigs, researchers from the University of Iowa, Kent State University and the National Cancer Institute have discovered.
- Fully human mAb neutralizes multiple virulence factors of S. aureus, including alpha-hemolysin LEBANON, N.H. and VIENNA, Jan.
The bacterium Staphylococcus Aureus (S. aureus) is a common source of infections that occur after surgeries involving prosthetic joints and artificial heart valves.
noninvasive chemical probe that detects a common species of staph bacteria in the body created
Staphylococcus aureus, which is a major bacterial cause of disease, has been found in previously overlooked sites deep within the nose, according to a new study from Stanford University School of Medicine.
A new study has found that Staphylococcus aureus, one of the many bacteria in our system that can cause a Staph infection, may be able to turn our immune system against us, causing more harm than good.
A new study found drug-resistant bacteria associated with livestock in the noses of industrial livestock workers in North Carolina but not in the noses of antibiotic-free livestock workers.
Basketballs and volleyballs can potentially spread dangerous germs between players, according to a new study by UC Irvine.
A protein complex found in human breast milk can help reverse the antibiotic resistance of bacterial species that cause dangerous pneumonia and staph infections.
Staphylococcus aureus is a facultative anaerobic gram-positive coccus, and is the most common cause of staph infections. It is commonly part of the skin flora found in the nose and on skin. Around 20% of the human population is long-term carriers. It gets its golden color due to its carotenoid pigment staphyloxanthin. The pigment acts as a virulence factor with an antioxidant action that allows the microbe to evade death by reactive oxygen species used by the host immune system. Staphylococci...
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