And ways to stop it

Staphylococcus aureus

S. aureus is a gram positive anaerobic coccal bacterium. It is part of the body flora of about 20% of normal people, and usually causes no trouble. Although, if allowed to grow unchecked, it can cause many different kinds of infections. S. aureus also causes septic.

S.aureus

 

Where is it found?

S. aureus can be found commonly in these places:

  • Respiratory tract
  • Epidermis

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