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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 shows why bacterial cells behave differently on different types of surfaces

Study shows why bacterial cells behave differently on different types of surfaces

New document discusses how to prevent staphylococcus aureus infections in critically ill infants

New document discusses how to prevent staphylococcus aureus infections in critically ill infants

Allergic immune response against bacteria is not pathological but protective

Allergic immune response against bacteria is not pathological but protective

Researchers identify biomarkers associated with bacterial infection mortality

Researchers identify biomarkers associated with bacterial infection mortality

Lysin-based antibacterial agent can help treat drug-resistant bacterial infections

Lysin-based antibacterial agent can help treat drug-resistant bacterial infections

Exponential rise in COVID-19 hospitalization risk with age due to waning T cell immunity

Exponential rise in COVID-19 hospitalization risk with age due to waning T cell immunity

Study suggests novel strategy to slow down evolution of antibiotic resistance

Study suggests novel strategy to slow down evolution of antibiotic resistance

Synthetic peptide can make multidrug-resistant bacteria sensitive to antibiotics

Synthetic peptide can make multidrug-resistant bacteria sensitive to antibiotics

Researchers show usefulness of potential 'phage cocktail' therapy on wound infections

Researchers show usefulness of potential 'phage cocktail' therapy on wound infections

Medieval medicine to tackle antibiotic resistance

Medieval medicine to tackle antibiotic resistance

Medieval remedy can help treat modern day infections

Medieval remedy can help treat modern day infections

Research highlights the potential of AI in identifying pathogens of pneumonia

Research highlights the potential of AI in identifying pathogens of pneumonia

Researchers discover how infectious bacteria can produce genetic variants among siblings

Researchers discover how infectious bacteria can produce genetic variants among siblings

New fabrics prevent the transmission and spread of SARS-CoV-2

New fabrics prevent the transmission and spread of SARS-CoV-2

American beautyberry leaf extract boosts antibiotic's activity against 'superbug'

American beautyberry leaf extract boosts antibiotic's activity against 'superbug'

Researchers discover marine alga from Kiel Fjord as potential remedy against infections, skin cancer

Researchers discover marine alga from Kiel Fjord as potential remedy against infections, skin cancer

Irresistin: a ‘poison arrow’ to defeat antibiotic resistance

Irresistin: a ‘poison arrow’ to defeat antibiotic resistance

Quality improvement initiative at Children's National Hospital reduces antibiotic use

Quality improvement initiative at Children's National Hospital reduces antibiotic use

Study sheds new light on eczema

Study sheds new light on eczema

SARS-CoV-2 paradox: Lower death rate during early stages of the pandemic

SARS-CoV-2 paradox: Lower death rate during early stages of the pandemic