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Staphylococcus aureus infection

A boil is an infection of a hair follicle, caused by the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus.

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Stye - MyDr.com.au

A stye (sty) is an infection of a follicle or gland at the base of an eyelash, caused by bacteria, usually Staphylococcus. It happens when the follicle becomes clogged with oil or dirt.

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Staph wound infections - Lab Tests Online AU

Staph wound infections are caused by bacteria called Staphylococcus aureus and can be resistant to treatment with antibiotics, so-called methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

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Boils - Better Health Channel

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Antibiotic resistant bacteria - Better Health Channel

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Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the community: Information for the public - Fact sheets

Community acquired MRSA (CaMRSA) can cause skin and other more serious infections. It can spread from person to person via direct contact, hands, towels and personal grooming items.

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Toxic shock syndrome - MyDr.com.au

Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a rare but serious illness caused by some types of the bacterium Staphylococcus and often associated with tampon use.

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Multi-resistant organisms (MRO) | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

Bacteria is a term to describe a group of cells

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Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus screening - Lab Tests Online AU

Why and when to get tested for MRSA

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MRSA (methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus)

Staphylococcus aureus (staph or golden staph) is a germ that commonly lives on the skin or in the nose or mouth.

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