Staphylococcus aureus

Known as: staph aureus, Micrococcus aureus, Staph. aureus 
A common bacterial species found especially on nasal mucous membrane and skin (hair follicles); bacterial species that produces exotoxins including… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec (SCCmec) typing is essential for understanding the molecular epidemiology of methicillin… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
abandon their belief that, given the vast array of effective antimicrobial agents, virtually all bacterial infections were… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Multiple methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) clones carrying type IV staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec were… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Full characterization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) requires definition of not only the bacterial genetic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Staphylococcus aureus is one of the major causes of community-acquired and hospital-acquired infections. It produces… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
To investigate the mechanism of inhibition of silver ions on microorganisms, two strains of bacteria, namely Gram-negative… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Panton-Valentine leukocidin (PVL) is a cytotoxin that causes leukocyte destruction and tissue necrosis. It is produced by fewer… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Three hundred and twenty isolates of Staphylococcus aureus were typed by DNA sequence analysis of the X region of the protein A… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Since the emergence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, the glycopeptide vancomycin has been the only… (More)
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Review
1998
Review
1998
Staphylococcus aureus can colonize the host to initiate infection by adhering to components of the extracellular matrix… (More)
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