Essays Tagged: "Staphylococcus aureus"

Submitted for Medical/Surgical Nursing course. This is a health sciences essay regarding super infections/antibiotic resistant infections.

in nursing homes and LTCs as well as community hospitals. MRSA is a gram-positive bacterium called Staphylococcus aureus normally found on the skin.Etiology:Individuals where the natural defense syst ...

(5 pages) 218 0 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Use of Antibiotics Should Continue.

pearing which could resist it.7 The first bacteria found to have become resistant to penicillin was Staphylococcus aureus which is a bacterium which is often harmless in humans but can cause illnesses ... ually the bacteria become resistant to this as well and the bacteria become super bugs.The bacteria Staphylococcus aureus is an example of one that has become resistant to many antibiotics and it is f ...

(6 pages) 100 0 4.4 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Staphylococcus studies.

In laboratory we are doing a study on Staphylococcal carriers and whether or not the carry Staphylococcus aureus. Staphylococcus aureus is a bacteria that is a normal element of the skin and ... ureus is a bacteria that is a normal element of the skin and inside the nose. Some people can carry Staphylococcus and not be infected by it. The two major species of Staphylococcus are Staphylococcus ...

(6 pages) 59 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Discuss the control of nosocomail infections

ack 2002). Incorporated in this are the common causative agents of nosocomial infections including, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Entercoccus faecalis, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Klebsiella pn ... ctionInfection Percentage of all nosocomial infections Most common pathogensPrimary bacteremia 3-7% Staphylococcus aureusEscherichia coliKlebsiellaSurgical wound 18-27% Staphylococcus aureusEscherichi ...

(9 pages) 236 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Toxic Shock Syndrome what is it? identify symptoms icidence rates individuals affected treatment options prevention strategies

toxin (a poisonous protein). The toxin responsible for causing TSS is caused by a bacterium called staphylococcus aureus (Bellenir, K. & Desser, P., 1996). In the late 1980's, an invasive group o ... age who use tampons (especially super-absorbent). Although the exact connection between tampons and Staphylococcus bacteria is still not clear, researchers suspect that certain types of high-absorbenc ...

(5 pages) 47 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Treatment of Acute and Chronical Bacterial Prostatitis Caused by Staphylococcus Epidermidis.

nfections. This article presents the various possible treatments of bacterial prostatitis caused by Staphylococcus epidermidis , which we consider a true pathogen , when found in the prostate.Material ... the relatively few articles which have been published about the treatment of prostatitis caused by Staphylococcus Epidermidis. The PubMed web-site : has ...

(9 pages) 56 0 4.5 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology

Microbiology lab report on Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus.

mber 18, 2008OBJECTIVESIn this lab experiment two different types of bacteria, Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus, were grown singly and mixed on four different types of agar in order to obser ... and S. aureus. Manitol agar has a high concentration of NaCl which inhibits most bacterial groups. Staphylococcus species, however, are able to grow in these conditions and S. aureus was present in t ...

(3 pages) 87 0 5.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology

Most important discovery by man

claimed. For instance Streptococcus pyogenes was the cause of half of all post-birth deaths[2] and Staphylococcus aureus was fatal in 80% of infected wounds and the tuberculosis and pneumonia bacteri ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jul/2013

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology