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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.
AmpliPhi receives positive feedback from FDA for its AB-PA01 product targeting P.aeruginosa infections

AmpliPhi receives positive feedback from FDA for its AB-PA01 product targeting P.aeruginosa infections

New technology rapidly assesses antibiotics by using bacteria in bear saliva

New technology rapidly assesses antibiotics by using bacteria in bear saliva

Hunterdon Medical Center uses LightStrike robot to quickly zap away pathogens

Hunterdon Medical Center uses LightStrike robot to quickly zap away pathogens

Superbugs emerging from skin bacteria on the increase

Superbugs emerging from skin bacteria on the increase

Newborns require special diagnosis and treatment considerations for C. difficile infection

Newborns require special diagnosis and treatment considerations for C. difficile infection

Peptilogics held pre-IND meeting with FDA to develop PLG0206 for treating prosthetic joint infections

Peptilogics held pre-IND meeting with FDA to develop PLG0206 for treating prosthetic joint infections

Texas man bitten by shark being treated for flesh-eating bacteria infection

Texas man bitten by shark being treated for flesh-eating bacteria infection

Far-UVC light could help prevent catheter-based and driveline infections

Far-UVC light could help prevent catheter-based and driveline infections

Clay may help fight disease-causing bacteria in wounds, shows research

Clay may help fight disease-causing bacteria in wounds, shows research

ASU joins with Mayo Clinic to move blue clays closer to medical use

ASU joins with Mayo Clinic to move blue clays closer to medical use

Clay may help fight disease-causing bacteria in wounds

Clay may help fight disease-causing bacteria in wounds

Consequences of healthcare-associated infections go beyond patients' physical health

Consequences of healthcare-associated infections go beyond patients' physical health

Hand washing practices need to step up after bugs resistant to hand sanitizers emerge

Hand washing practices need to step up after bugs resistant to hand sanitizers emerge

Scientists uncover why sepsis caused by staph leads to serious damage and organ failure

Scientists uncover why sepsis caused by staph leads to serious damage and organ failure

Study reveals fresh insights into how new disease-causing strains of bacteria emerge

Study reveals fresh insights into how new disease-causing strains of bacteria emerge

QUT researcher highlights growing impact of non-prescription antibiotics supply in pharmacies

QUT researcher highlights growing impact of non-prescription antibiotics supply in pharmacies

Novel compound as effective as FDA-approved antibiotics for treating deadly infections

Novel compound as effective as FDA-approved antibiotics for treating deadly infections

Award granted to Neem Biotech to develop antimicrobial intervention for chronic lung infections

Award granted to Neem Biotech to develop antimicrobial intervention for chronic lung infections

Sharks could inspire new type of surface that would attack harmful bacteria

Sharks could inspire new type of surface that would attack harmful bacteria

Safety protocol violations in health care: Researchers explore ways to avoid infection transmission

Safety protocol violations in health care: Researchers explore ways to avoid infection transmission