How do you pronounce this term? Staphylococcus aureus.
OOOPs sorry I have not mastered the way of the boffins, how to put these non-recognisable letters in this f.... blog.
staph·y·lo·coc·cus from Encarta
and the same inside info states this fact.
bacterium occurring in clusters: a bacterium that typically occurs in clusters resembling grapes, normally inhabits the skin and mucous membranes, and may cause disease. These bacteria commonly infect the skin, eyes, and urinary tract, and some produce toxins responsible for septicemia and food poisoning. Genus Staphylococcus "
So we in UK has been suffering from this illness for a number of years? No we had others before. First this is "a spherical bacterium, frequently living on the skin or in the nose of a person. Approximately 20%-30% of the general population are "staph carriers"". Why are 70% to 80% excused? Are they immune to it?
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