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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.
Researchers develop novel therapy to combat antibiotic-resistant superbug infections

Researchers develop novel therapy to combat antibiotic-resistant superbug infections

Study finds no advantage in using two antibiotics to treat MRSA infections

Study finds no advantage in using two antibiotics to treat MRSA infections

Newly discovered antibiotics kill bacteria differently

Newly discovered antibiotics kill bacteria differently

Researchers discover antibiotics with unique approach to attacking bacteria

Researchers discover antibiotics with unique approach to attacking bacteria

Combination of two antibiotics found to be no better than one for treating MRSA blood infections

Combination of two antibiotics found to be no better than one for treating MRSA blood infections

New germ-killing fabric could help stop the spread of communicable diseases

New germ-killing fabric could help stop the spread of communicable diseases

High bacterial levels in half of lupus skin rashes

High bacterial levels in half of lupus skin rashes

FDA issues stern warning to Purell hand sanitizer maker

FDA issues stern warning to Purell hand sanitizer maker

The challenge of new antibiotic discovery

The challenge of new antibiotic discovery

Controlled-release opioids may lead to endocarditis in injection drug users

Controlled-release opioids may lead to endocarditis in injection drug users

New findings can help develop more effective antibiotic treatments to fight superbugs

New findings can help develop more effective antibiotic treatments to fight superbugs

Novel composite could help to reduce foodborne illness outbreaks

Novel composite could help to reduce foodborne illness outbreaks

Chinese people buying antibiotics in pharmacies even without a prescription

Chinese people buying antibiotics in pharmacies even without a prescription

Evolution of Antibiotic Tolerance Promotes Resistance to Combination Regimens

Evolution of Antibiotic Tolerance Promotes Resistance to Combination Regimens

Scientists discover how bacterial evolution of antibiotic arsenals is providing new drug blueprints

Scientists discover how bacterial evolution of antibiotic arsenals is providing new drug blueprints

New nanotech technique fights advanced-stage sepsis

New nanotech technique fights advanced-stage sepsis

NYU Langone Health announces launch of a multidisciplinary Vaccine Center

NYU Langone Health announces launch of a multidisciplinary Vaccine Center

Researchers develop new way to fight late-stage sepsis

Researchers develop new way to fight late-stage sepsis

New trial shows how parents can avoid bringing dangerous bacteria into the NICU

New trial shows how parents can avoid bringing dangerous bacteria into the NICU

Study helps explain why previous attempts to develop a staph vaccine have failed

Study helps explain why previous attempts to develop a staph vaccine have failed