Our organism is full of bacteria, which can coexist harmoniously, such as those present in the intestine, or cause disease.
The bacterium Staphylococcus aureus is present on the skin of 20% of the world population. At first, this microorganism is harmless.
But if it comes into contact with the bloodstream (from bruises and pimples, for example) it can lead to death, from generalized infection, in a few hours.
This infection is similar to meningitis , which makes accurate diagnosis difficult. In addition to the bacteria spreading rapidly through the body, immunity to the vast majority of drugs makes treatment difficult.
People with nosocomial infections, burns and surgical wounds are also prone to developing staphylococci.
What can the Streptococcus bacteria cause?
Often, it causes nothing and coexists harmoniously in our body. However, when it invades the body of people with weakened or weakened immune systems, it can trigger reactions and symptoms of infection, including: