The commensal lifestyle of Staphylococcus aureus and its interactions with the nasal microbiota

Abstract

Although human colonization by facultative bacterial pathogens, such as Staphylococcus aureus, represents a major risk factor for invasive infections, the commensal lifestyle of such pathogens has remained a neglected area of research. S. aureus colonizes the nares of approximately 30% of the human population and recent studies suggest that the composition… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nrmicro.2017.104

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