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Staphylococcus (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

staph infection, staph, Staphylococcus aureus, S. aureus, S. epidermidis, Staphylococcus spp

Author and Editor

Author: Charles Davis, MD, PhD

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth.com


Last Editorial Review: 6/13/2008

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