Staphylococcus aureus

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Staphylococcus aureus
Staphylococcus aureus VISA 2.jpg
Scanning electron micrograph o S. aureus; false color addit.
Scienteefic clessification
Domain: Bacteria
Kinrick: Eubacteria
Phylum: Firmicutes
Cless: Coccus
Order: Bacillales
Faimily: Staphylococcaceae
Genus: Staphylococcus
Species: S. aureus
Binomial name
Staphylococcus aureus
Rosenbach 1884

Staphylococcus aureus is a Gram-positive coccal bacterium that is a member o the Firmicutes, an is frequently foond in the human respiratory tract an on the skin.