Science cover of staphylococcus

Cover of Science - 21 March 2008

  Clusters of the pathogenic bacterium Staphylococcus aureus visualized by scanning electron microscopy.
  Staphylococcus aureus has been called a "superbug" because of its ability to resist numerous antibiotics and evade host antimicrobial mediators, including nitric oxide. 

                   Image: Annie Cavanagh/Wellcome Images

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