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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