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Staphylococcal Infections

  • By: Shaun K. Morris MD, MPH
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Staphylococci are ubiquitous, catalase-positive, gram positive cocci that form grape-like clusters. They are normal colonizers of the skin and mucous membranes. There are over 30 species of Staphylococci, however, only several members ...

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