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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.
COVID-19 has transformed the world of vaccines

COVID-19 has transformed the world of vaccines

Cannabidiol kills bacteria responsible for gonorrhea, meningitis, and legionnaires disease

Cannabidiol kills bacteria responsible for gonorrhea, meningitis, and legionnaires disease

Trinity researchers discover key mechanism underlying bacterial skin colonization in atopic dermatitis

Trinity researchers discover key mechanism underlying bacterial skin colonization in atopic dermatitis

Children’s hospitals are partly to blame as superbugs increasingly attack kids

Children’s hospitals are partly to blame as superbugs increasingly attack kids

Toxic pesticide turned into treatment against antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Toxic pesticide turned into treatment against antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Researchers develop a harmless air sterilization prototype to kill microbes

Researchers develop a harmless air sterilization prototype to kill microbes

New model provides better understanding of lung infections in patients with cystic fibrosis

New model provides better understanding of lung infections in patients with cystic fibrosis

A detailed review of plant natural products to combat antibiotic-resistant pathogens

A detailed review of plant natural products to combat antibiotic-resistant pathogens

Hospital floors create route of transfer of potentially dangerous organisms to patients

Hospital floors create route of transfer of potentially dangerous organisms to patients

COVID-19 patients at risk of fatal co-infection during ICU stays

COVID-19 patients at risk of fatal co-infection during ICU stays

Scientists engineer powerful novel anti-microbial molecules from wasp venom

Scientists engineer powerful novel anti-microbial molecules from wasp venom

Bacterial toxin stimulates tissue regeneration

Bacterial toxin stimulates tissue regeneration

Powerful antimicrobial molecules engineered from toxic proteins in wasp venom

Powerful antimicrobial molecules engineered from toxic proteins in wasp venom

Researchers develop single-use treatment for ear infections that doesn't need refrigeration

Researchers develop single-use treatment for ear infections that doesn't need refrigeration

Special formulation of inhaled niclosamide may be effective against SARS-CoV-2

Special formulation of inhaled niclosamide may be effective against SARS-CoV-2

Porvair Sciences' pipette filter tips show high bacterial filtration efficiency

Porvair Sciences' pipette filter tips show high bacterial filtration efficiency

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