The Pathogenic Potential Of S Aureus

Staph Aureus Quorum Sensing

Despite the progress in the disciplines of infectious medicine and pharmacology, S. aureus continues to be a major human pathogen. Infections caused by this micro-organism range from superficial lesions, such as wound infections and abscesses, to life-threatening syndromes, including bacteremia, endocarditis, meningitis and osteomyelitis. The increasing prevalence of antibiotic-resistant strains, especially methicillin resistant S. aureus (MRSA) and the emergence of vancomycin resistant S....