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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.
Study offers way to predict onset of lung disease in children with cystic fibrosis

Study offers way to predict onset of lung disease in children with cystic fibrosis

Variations in bacterial strains can trigger varying immune responses, study states

Variations in bacterial strains can trigger varying immune responses, study states

Novel antibiotic microspheres kill infections after joint replacement

Novel antibiotic microspheres kill infections after joint replacement

Supercharged old drugs could destroy world's most dangerous superbugs

Supercharged old drugs could destroy world's most dangerous superbugs

Medicare penalizes group of 751 hospitals for patient injuries

Medicare penalizes group of 751 hospitals for patient injuries

Nanotextured surfaces kill bacteria without harming mammalian cells

Nanotextured surfaces kill bacteria without harming mammalian cells

MIT researchers discover new way to make bacteria vulnerable to existing antibiotics

MIT researchers discover new way to make bacteria vulnerable to existing antibiotics

Garlic compound can combat robust bacteria in patients with chronic infections

Garlic compound can combat robust bacteria in patients with chronic infections

Researchers discover mechanism behind skin inflammation in eczema

Researchers discover mechanism behind skin inflammation in eczema

CSIC researchers make breakthrough in battle against superbugs

CSIC researchers make breakthrough in battle against superbugs

Germ-killing robots use UV radiation to safeguard patients from health care-associated infections

Germ-killing robots use UV radiation to safeguard patients from health care-associated infections

NAU establishes new research center to address health disparities across Southwest

NAU establishes new research center to address health disparities across Southwest

Statin use linked to reduced risk of S aureus bloodstream infection

Statin use linked to reduced risk of S aureus bloodstream infection

Antibiotics reduce risk of recurrent staph infections in children, research shows

Antibiotics reduce risk of recurrent staph infections in children, research shows

Antibiotics, biocidal cleaning products linked to multidrug resistance in MRSA

Antibiotics, biocidal cleaning products linked to multidrug resistance in MRSA

New study shows how staph cells evade the body's immune system

New study shows how staph cells evade the body's immune system

Eczema patients’ lack of disease knowledge could lead to misinformed treatment choices

Eczema patients’ lack of disease knowledge could lead to misinformed treatment choices

New antibiotic development slowing - warns World Health Organization

New antibiotic development slowing - warns World Health Organization

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria work together to cause infection, research suggests

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria work together to cause infection, research suggests

G:BOX Chemi XX6 imaging system used to analyze how bacteria react to stressors

G:BOX Chemi XX6 imaging system used to analyze how bacteria react to stressors