Photo: Drug-Resistant Staph Infection Spreads to Gyms, Day Care



Staphylococcus aureus is able to protect itself against antibiotics and other antimicrobials by secreting a sticky substance, called biofilm.

Photograph by Janice Carr/CDC


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