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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.
Pets could be to blame for infections of multi-resistant bacteria in humans

Pets could be to blame for infections of multi-resistant bacteria in humans

New weapon in the battle against antibiotic-resistant bacteria

New weapon in the battle against antibiotic-resistant bacteria

CDC website tracks infections

CDC website tracks infections

Threat of MRSA superbug under-estimated

Threat of MRSA superbug under-estimated

Report on MRSA to show superbug is widespread in hospitals

Report on MRSA to show superbug is widespread in hospitals

Arpida receives FDA approval to initiate Phase II trial with intravenous iclaprim

Arpida receives FDA approval to initiate Phase II trial with intravenous iclaprim

New understanding of how Staphylococcus aureus hides

New understanding of how Staphylococcus aureus hides

Community-associated antibiotic-resistant staph infections increase

Community-associated antibiotic-resistant staph infections increase

Superbugs out and about in the community

Superbugs out and about in the community

Could the food we eat be contributing to the continuing rise of antibiotic-resistant infections?

Could the food we eat be contributing to the continuing rise of antibiotic-resistant infections?

New treatment for toxic shock syndrome

New treatment for toxic shock syndrome

Treatment for enterotoxin B exposure

Treatment for enterotoxin B exposure

Disposable tourniquet could reduce spread of MRSA

Disposable tourniquet could reduce spread of MRSA

Honey for diabetic ulcers

Honey for diabetic ulcers

3M and Gen-Probe collaborate to combat healthcare-associated infections

3M and Gen-Probe collaborate to combat healthcare-associated infections

Small-molecule macroarray helps tackle MRSA

Small-molecule macroarray helps tackle MRSA

New approach to cystic fibrosis treatment

New approach to cystic fibrosis treatment

Staph infections among hospitalized patients are on the rise

Staph infections among hospitalized patients are on the rise

Study identifies high-risk patient populations for MRSA carriage

Study identifies high-risk patient populations for MRSA carriage

Most-at-risk nursing home residents to be tested for superbugs

Most-at-risk nursing home residents to be tested for superbugs