Staphylococcus aureus. The biography of a bug sometimes super, most often not

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Presenter: Hugh Pennington

Published: April 2014

Age: 14-19 and upwards

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Tags: staph;MRSA;infection;bacteria

Type: Lectures

Source/institution: Royal Society

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Thirty percent of us carryÊStaphylococcus aureusÊup our noses. Boils and infections after surgery bring it to our attention. Mutant clones are called MRStaphylococcus Aureus,ÊorÊMRSA. All these things make it important today.Ê Hugh Pennington CBE is Emeritus Professor of Bacteriology at the University of Aberdeen.

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