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Colour enhanced scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of Staphylococcus aureus. S. aureus, often referred to simply as staph, are bacteria commonly carried on the skin or in the nose of healthy people. Staph bacteria are one of the most common causes of skin infections in the United States.
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