Staphylococcus aureus

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Related to Staph aureus: Staph epidermidis, Strep pyogenes

Staphylococcus aureus, staph

(fam), Staphylococcus aureus, estafilococo; methicillin-resistant — — (MRSA) Staphylococcus aureus resistente a (la) meticilina (SARM)
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UMB/BioAssay Works Commercial Evaluation and Option Agreement: In September 2012, UMB entered into a commercial evaluation and option agreement with BioAssay Works to evaluate a Staph aureus diagnostic technology based on the work of lead inventor, Mark E.
Bill Gruber, a Pfizer senior vice president who led clinical trials for Prevnar 13 and is running the company's Staph aureus trials, thinks of the bacterium as "a little bag of trouble.
coli, Staph aureus and Coagulase-Negative Staphylococci, but not Streptococcal bacteria.
Washington, Feb 15 ( ANI ): Methicillin resistant staph aureus (MRSA) infections are antibiotic-resistant and can cause a innumerable problems like bone erosion, or osteomyelitis, which curtail the effective life of an implant and significantly hampers replacement of that implant.
Examples include patients infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB), methicillin resistant Staph aureus (MRSA) and vancomycin resistant enterococcus (VRE).
Staph aureus, Salmonella, and common urinary-tract pathogens.
He does not mention the methocillin-resistant staph aureus (MRSA) infection that has bumped media attention on bird flu.
Many doctors and nurses shorten it to Staph aureus.
The causative germ is staphylococcus aureus, so-called because laboratory colonies of staph aureus are a golden yellow color.
MRSA stands for multiple antibiotic-resistant staph aureus and, as the name suggests, the major problem it causes hospital staff is that it is resistant to most treatment by antibiotics.
If it enters the body through a cut or wound, staph aureus can rapidly spread through tissue causing something resembling toxic shock syndrome, with life-threatening consequences.