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Staphylococcus Aureus Characteristics
Staphylococcus aureus Characteristics
Protein A Virulence Factor
Resistant to Beta Lactams Due to Altered Penicillin Binding Proteins (PBPs)
Mechanism of Action
Binds 50S Ribosomal Subunit
Anaerobic Infections above the Diaphragm
Can Cause Pseudomembranous Colitis
Relative Risk (RR)
Used in Cohort Studies
Risk of Developing Disease
a / (a + b)
Divided by /
c / (c + d)
When Low Prevalence Odds Ratio Approximates Relative Risk
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