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Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Staphylococcaceae — the staphylococcus bacteria.

Etymologies

New Latin, from Ancient Greek σταφυλή (staphulē, "a bunch of grapes") + -o- + coccus (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Staph, the short form of the family name Staphylococcus, is an ancient organism with a vast arsenal of tricks and defenses, some of them newly learned, others as old as man.

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  • Apoorv Kalra studies linezolid, an antibiotic made by Pfizer, and its impact on bacteria called Staphylococcus aureus, the most common cause of staph infections.

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  • The paper tested two reporters 'thongs, worn around the city for four days, and found a bacteria called Staphylococcus aureus on both pairs.

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  • For example, there is a type of bacteria called Staphylococcus Aureus

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  • There are two types of bacteria responsible for the inflammation and infection in acne, these are called Staphylococcus epidermidis and Propionibacterium acnes.

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  • In these studies the test organisms included gram-positive bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus and S. pneumoniae, gram-negative bacteria such as

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  • Physicist Dr Russell Connally has spent the past three years fine-tuning the portable device, which can be fitted to a standard fluorescence microscope to observe delayed luminescence for the rapid identification of microorganisms such as Staphylococcus aureus (Golden Staph), tuberculosis, Cryptosporidium and Giardia in samples of water, blood and other body fluids.

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  • The widespread problem of antibiotic resistance in pathogens such as Staphylococcus aureus has prompted the search for new antimicrobial approaches.

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  • Penicilin and other antibiotics were introduced in the 1940's and were effective in combating infections cause by "Staphylococcus" bacteria.

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  • Bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus (which is a common cause of skin infections and abscesses), and the yeast Candida albicans, which causes thrush, were killed.

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