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World MRSA Day 2013
2013-09-30 12:04:40

Survivors of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) gathered near Chicago on Saturday ahead of the fifth annual World MRSA Day on October 2.

2013-09-23 23:04:13

MRSA is a serious skin infection that is becoming increasingly prevalent, particularly among athletes – from pint-sized wrestlers to professional football players.

2013-09-13 23:20:54

The Food Poisoning Lawyer at the Merman Law Firm, principal office located in Houston, Texas, learned today that the FDA is investigating Chobani, Inc.

2013-08-20 17:11:21

University of Iowa researchers have discovered what causes the lethal effects of staphylococcal infective endocarditis - a serious bacterial infection of heart valves that kills approximately 20,000 Americans each year.

2013-08-13 11:06:33

A strain of bacteria that causes skin and soft tissue infections in humans originally came from cattle.


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2011-04-26 20:20:41

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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  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
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The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.