What is pbp4?

What is pbp4?

pbp4 – Penicillin-binding protein 4 – Staphylococcus aureus – pbp4 gene & protein.

What disease is caused by Streptococcus aureus?

S. aureus has long been recognized as one of the most important bacteria that cause disease in humans. It is the leading cause of skin and soft tissue infections such as abscesses (boils), furuncles, and cellulitis.

What is the best treatment for Staphylococcus aureus?

The treatment of choice for S. aureus infection is penicillin. In most countries, S. aureus strains have developed a resistance to penicillin due to production of an enzyme by the bacteria called penicillinase.

What antibiotics is Staphylococcus aureus resistant to?

The strains of methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus are most resistant to penicillin–83.1% and to erythromycin–29.9%.

Where is Staphylococcus aureus found?

Staphylococcus aureus or “staph” is a type of bacteria found on human skin, in the nose, armpit, groin, and other areas.

How do you fight Staphylococcus aureus?

Treatment

  1. Antibiotics. Your doctor may perform tests to identify the staph bacteria behind your infection, and to help choose the antibiotic that will work best.
  2. Wound drainage. If you have a skin infection, your doctor will likely make an incision into the sore to drain fluid that has collected there.
  3. Device removal.

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