Deadliest superbugs are not the most toxic, new study shows

Ruth Massey

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Infamous bacteria such as MRSA are considered “superbugs” because not only can they kill us using a wide range of virulence mechanisms, but they can also resist the effects of antibiotics. However, some superbugs reside on the skin and in the noses of a huge proportion of the human population causing only negligible problems for the majority.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 10 Sept 2015


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