Results for: Staphylococcus-aureus

In Biology

Is staphylococcus aureus obligate aerobe?

No, Staphylococci are facilitative anaerobes which means they grow by aerobic respiration or fermentation that produces lactic acid. This means that it can grow in an oxyge (MORE)
In Health

How is Staphylococcus Aureus Infection transmitted?

S. aureus is transmitted by direct contact with infected wound pus, skin to skin contact and contact with other objects (counter top, hand towels, ect.) that have been touched (MORE)

Community Acquired Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Infection (MRSA)

The human body is covered with bacteria most of which are beneficial. These bacteria are called our "normal flora". The bacterium called staphylococcus aureus is one of the (MORE)

What does Staphylococcus aureus do to the body?

  Staphylococcus aureus is a bacterium that is usually found on the skin at any given time. Staph is harmless unless it is colonized. Colonization occurs when the bacteri (MORE)

How is Staphylococcus aureus transmitted?

Staphylococcus aureas is one of the most important bacteria that  causes disease in humans. It can cause serious infections. It is  most often spread by contaminated hands. (MORE)

How does staphylococcus aureus attack?

Staphylococcus Aureus, or staph for short, is frequently found in  the human respiratory tract and on skin, and is a common cause of  skin infections, respiratory disease an (MORE)