BugsFeed: 7 reasons why Staphylococcus aureus should be your new favorite bacteria

1. It produces golden yellow colonies. 


Gold is royal.

2. They have the ability to develop resistance to every antibiotic you can think of.


Penicillin, methicillin, vancomycin. You name it.
3. It's the bacteria you think of when you see a bunch of grapes.


Because, grape like clusters!

4. They turn pink due to lactose fermentation on MacConkey's agar.

On MacConkey's, we wear pink.
Whoever said orange was the new pink was seriously disturbed!

5. TSST will leave you shocked.


It's called toxic shock syndrome toxin for a reason, duh!

6. Fastest enterotoxin ever.


Vomiting, diarrhea and nausea 2-6 hours after consuming contaminated food? Now that's quick.

7. Catalase positive. Who doesn't like cats?



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