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Staphylococcus aureus is a spherical bacterium (coccus) which on microscopic examination appears in pairs, short chains, or bunched, grape-like clusters. These organisms are Gram-positive. Some strains are capable of producing a highly heat-stable protein toxin that causes illness in humans.
Bad bugs spread from ICU patients to nurses' scrubs, research shows

Bad bugs spread from ICU patients to nurses' scrubs, research shows

CSIC project aims to study new genetic regulatory mechanisms in pathogenic bacteria

CSIC project aims to study new genetic regulatory mechanisms in pathogenic bacteria

Novel nanofiber coating shows potential to prevent bacterial infections of orthopaedic prostheses

Novel nanofiber coating shows potential to prevent bacterial infections of orthopaedic prostheses

Antimicrobial copper touch surfaces may help fight global threat of antibiotic resistance

Antimicrobial copper touch surfaces may help fight global threat of antibiotic resistance

Many children living with hog workers carry antibiotic-resistant S. aureus in nasal passages, study finds

Many children living with hog workers carry antibiotic-resistant S. aureus in nasal passages, study finds

Penn Medicine awarded CDC grant to develop new approaches to combat antibiotic resistance

Penn Medicine awarded CDC grant to develop new approaches to combat antibiotic resistance

UV disinfection device effectively reduces risk of C. difficile infections

UV disinfection device effectively reduces risk of C. difficile infections

New portable adhesive patch drives small electrical current to promote wound healing

New portable adhesive patch drives small electrical current to promote wound healing

Contaminated poultry may be source of human exposure to MRSA, research shows

Contaminated poultry may be source of human exposure to MRSA, research shows

Study reveals risk factors and outcomes of infective endocarditis after TAVR

Study reveals risk factors and outcomes of infective endocarditis after TAVR

MRSA correlated to eczema? An interview with Dr Bjorn Herpers

MRSA correlated to eczema? An interview with Dr Bjorn Herpers

Study finds 10% of patients admitted into hospitals colonised with dreaded pathogens

Study finds 10% of patients admitted into hospitals colonised with dreaded pathogens

Research provides insight into how harmless nasal bacteria help protect from diseases

Research provides insight into how harmless nasal bacteria help protect from diseases

Researchers find new way to kill Staphylococcus aureus bacteria

Researchers find new way to kill Staphylococcus aureus bacteria

Mathematicians developing new statistical methods to predict bacterial epidemics

Mathematicians developing new statistical methods to predict bacterial epidemics

Researchers explain why secondary infection with MRSA kills influenza patients

Researchers explain why secondary infection with MRSA kills influenza patients

Lipopeptides released by staphylococci play key role in triggering septicemia

Lipopeptides released by staphylococci play key role in triggering septicemia

Bacterial blood infection more likely to kill women within 30 days

Bacterial blood infection more likely to kill women within 30 days

Basic hygienic practices and adherence to decolonization protocols can reduce MRSA infections

Basic hygienic practices and adherence to decolonization protocols can reduce MRSA infections

UNMC researcher aims to find workable solution for tackling antibiotic resistance

UNMC researcher aims to find workable solution for tackling antibiotic resistance