Results for: Staphylococcus-aureus

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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)

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)

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)
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What does staphylococcus aureus need to thrive?

S. aureus, or a staff infection, usually require dark, damp environments, like most bacteria, to grow and thrive. This is why staff infection almost always occur on areas of t (MORE)