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Staphylococcus aureus infections quick review

Staphylococcus aureus infections quick review

Staphylococcus aureus is a gram positive cocci that literally means “golden grape cluster berry” due to its clustered appearance on Gram stain. It is frequently found as normal flora on the skin and nasal passages but can cause a wide range of illnesses from minor skin infections to life-threatening diseases

Haemophilus ducreyi-animated quick review

Haemophilus ducreyi-animated quick review

Haemophilus ducreyi is a gram negative pleomorphic coccobacillus that causes an acute sexually transmitted infection called a chancroid. This disease is rare in the United States and is most commonly seen in Africa and Southeast Asia. It is thought that chancroids may be an important cofactor in the transmission of