Category Archives: Staphylococcus aureus

Staphylococcus aureus complex – S. argenteus – bug of the week

Guest posting from Dr Dan Lennon, Microbiology Registrar, Pathology North. This species is increasingly recognised now that MALDITOF  mass spectrometry is widely used for bacterial identification. Here is a useful short summary : S argenteus Lennon 2019 Sept. These species … Continue reading

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Guide to MRSA strains and their emergence

It’s important to understand as much as you can about Staphylococcus aureus – it is such a prevalent cause of community and healthcare-associated infection and remains a major challenge to control.  It’s not just one species – various clones of … Continue reading

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