Latest Staphylococcus aureus Stories
A strain of bacteria that causes skin and soft tissue infections in humans originally came from cattle.
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Unique and immediate test results from environmental surfaces for MRSA.
Australia’s Office of Chief Scientists released a report on Friday that claims the misuse and overuse of antibiotics could soon send the world back to a nineteenth century era where typical diseases and infections could pose a serious threat.
Staph Infection Secrets penned by Hubert Walinski is a new MRSA treatment book that covers effective and safe ways to treat and prevent the spread of MRSA or staph infections.
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.
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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