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Doctor insights on: What Does Moderate Growth Staphylococcus Aureus Mean

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Can our body kill staphyloccocus aureus?

Can our body kill staphyloccocus aureus?

Of course!: Our immune systems are designed to fight off most infections, including s. Aureus. This is a very common bacterium on our skin and is generally kept in check by our immune systems. ...Read more

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Could staphyloccocus aureus curse miscarriage or delay menses?

Could staphyloccocus aureus curse miscarriage or delay menses?

Infections: Infections can cause miscarriage. Unless someone is really sick from the infection it would not delay a period. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. ...Read more

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How can you get staphyloccocus aureus?

Is everywhere: The bacteria is a natural "inhabitant" of the skin. Sometimes it overgrows (for lack of hygiene, decrease in the natural defense of the body, or having a more agressive mutation of the bacteria) and it produces infection. Most commonly these infections are in the skin but it can affect almost every organ (bone, heart, blood infections, ect). ...Read more

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Can staphyloccocus aureus curse miscarriage?

Rarely.: Many pathogens (bacteria, viruses) can affect the pregnancy; s. Aureus can cause an ascending intrauterine infection and miscarriage in rare circumstances. ...Read more

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What does culture yielded growth of staphylococcus aureus mean?

What does culture yielded growth of staphylococcus aureus mean?

Common skin germ: Staph aureus is just a common skin germ that is often found in abscesses or pustules. It is considered more invasive or aggressive than many other skin germs. MRSA is one strain of this germ. ...Read more

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My culture report shows the growth of staphylococcus aureus after 24 hrs aerobic incubation at 37'c. What does this mean?

My culture report shows the growth of staphylococcus aureus after 24 hrs aerobic incubation at 37'c. What does this mean?

Need more info: What was cultured? Staph can be present on the skin without any disease, if an abscess, blood, throat, tissue, or body fluid was cultured, the site has infection. ...Read more

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Moderate growth of staphylococcus Aureus was found in my HVS culture, just after I was recently treated for heavy growth. What can I do?

Vaginitis: Assuming the "heavy growth" described a yeast infection, the presence of Staph Aureus could indicate simply a normal contaminate, and not an serious infection. If symptoms occur, like pain, odor or temperature elevation, see your healthcare provider. ...Read more

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What is yielded moderate growth of staphylococcus?

What is yielded moderate growth of staphylococcus?

Staphylococcus: This is an eyeball estimate of the numbers of this particular bacteria contained in a clinical specimen sent for culture. It is generally of no meaning, depending upon the area from which the specimen was collected and the species of staphylococcus cultured. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my culture report shows the growth of staphylococcus aureus after 24 hrs aerobic incubation at 37'c.?

Bacterial infection: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, you did not state what was cultured. If an abscess was cultured, it is compatible with bacterial abscess. ...Read more

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Hie, what does it really mean if my results say I have a light growth of coagulase negative staphylococcus?

Hie, what does it really mean if my results say I have a light growth of coagulase negative staphylococcus?

Staphylococcus: The bacteria Staphylococcus, is what we term a commensal bacterial, which means it "lives with us." It lives on our skin, in our nose, mouth, throat, etc. A culture that says "light growth" means that it has either overpopulated the site in question or is growing at a site that should be sterile (i.e. absent of bacteria). Coagulase negative indicates it is not a strain that causes serious disease ...Read more

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What does it mean if staphylococcus aureus got on my skin and backpack?

Too late: Staphylococcus aureus is one of the most common bacteria there is on the planet earth. There is no question that it can be found on almost every surface including the two you mentioned. The question is, does the mere presence mean anything? The answer is no. Unless you have a bad immune system, or one of the more serious subtypes, the mere presence means you are alive here on earth with me. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my culture came up staphylococcus aureus then below MRSA inconclusive?

What does it mean if my culture came up staphylococcus aureus then below MRSA inconclusive?

MRSA inconclusive: Usually, unresolved results due to PCR inhibition are inconclusive. Consider repeat the test if clinically indicated. Ask your PCP for more information. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have staphylococcus aureus in my urine sample?

What does it mean if I have staphylococcus aureus in my urine sample?

Urine infection: While common in other sites, staph aureus is uncommon in the urine. If you don't have symptoms of infection, it could be a contaminant. If you have symptoms, then you should review your history and activities to see how you may have developed an uncommon infection. ...Read more

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What is means by 'staphylococcus aureus will bind IgG molecules the wrong way round by this non-immune mechanism.'?

Clarify: This statement does not make any sense. Can you provide more information associated with this statement? IgG is the major defense against staph but there are innate immune responses (eg. Toll like receptors) without involving antibody involved in the defenses. ...Read more

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What is meaning of scanty growth of staphylococcus albus isolated after 48 hrs incubation?

What is meaning of scanty growth of staphylococcus albus isolated after 48 hrs incubation?

Low to No growth/Neg: This most likely means that there is little to no growth of this organism in culture, most likely blood culture, or whatever culture you got after 48 hours. This is part of your normal skin flora or bacteria, also referred to as staphylococcus epidermidis. If there is scanty growth after 48 hours, it is likely that there will be no significant growth at all. Cultures are usually kept up to 72 h. ...Read more

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Semen culture says light growth of coagulase negative staphylococcus and light growth of alpha hemolytic strep not group d. Is this very bad? There givng me aantibiotics. How bad is this?

Semen culture says light growth of coagulase negative staphylococcus and light growth of alpha hemolytic strep not group d. Is this very bad? There givng me aantibiotics. How bad is this?

Not bad!: These bacteria (coagulase neg staph and Alpha hemolytic strep not gp d) live on our skin. They may or may not represent a real infection. Because they could come to semen from the skin of the penis at the time of getting the sample. Whether they represent a significant infection is based on the judgment of the doc who sees you. However, these bugs should respond well to your antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can staphylococcus aureus lead to death?

Staph aureus: Staph aureus is a common bacteria that practically all of us have on our skin. This is called colonization. There are some staph that are more resistant to antibiotics and these are categorized as MRSA or methicilin resistant staph aureus. These can also be colonized on your body. Either type (s) can cause disease and it can be very severe depending on the location, even causing death from sepsis. ...Read more

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Will a wound make staphylococcus aureus worse?

Reverse is true: Staph. Is a very common bacteria found in our everyday environment. Some people even carry it in their nose and don't even know it! It doesn't become a problem until it gets into a break on the skin and causes infection. An infected wound won't heal until the body's immune system can kill and remove all bacteria which is dramatically improved with antibiotics. ...Read more

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What is the whole life cycle of staphylococcus aureus?

S. aureus: S.Aureus can be a nasty bug; is it a skin infection or a respiratory infection?
There are many different antibiotics that can be used in treatment of the infection, but you really need to see a physician for an answer to this malady. ...Read more

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What is the nutrition process of staphylococcus aureus?

What is the nutrition process of staphylococcus aureus?

Diffusion: Thank you for being candid about your writing a science paper. This is a very basic question about microbiology, and you'd be doing yourself a favor to go to a good textbook of microbiology and learn the essentials rather than try to get answers piecemeal from physicians. ...Read more