coccus coccus  /ˈkɑ kəs/


  • (n) any spherical or nearly spherical bacteria


  • New treatment discovered to cure MRSA infection

    Recent work promises to overcome one of the leading public health threats of our time. In a groundbreaking study, the team presents a novel approach to treat and eliminate methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, a potent bacterium whose resistance to antibiotics has kept it one step ahead of researchers. That is, until now.
    on November 14, 2013     Source: Science Daily

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