S. aureus factsheets

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These factsheets give information on Staphylococcus aureus (often shortened to “Staph”, “Staph aureus” or S. aureus), a type of bacteria (germ) which lives harmlessly on the skin and in the noses, in about one third of people.

The factsheets give information on meticillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and meticillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA).


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Target group
Health Professionals and general public


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MRSA Information factsheet.pdf 218.02 KB
MSSA information factsheet.pdf 215.72 KB