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Query: NC_007793:1574456:1578847 Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus USA300, complete genome

Start: 1578847, End: 1579050, Length: 204

Host Lineage: Staphylococcus aureus; Staphylococcus; Staphylococcaceae; Bacillales; Firmicutes; Bacteria

General Information: USA300, a methicillin resistant strain of Staphylococcus aureus, has been implicated in epidemiologically unassociated outbreaks of skin and soft tissue infections among healthy individuals in at least 21 U.S. states, Canada and Europe. USA300 is also noted for its strong association with unusually invasive disease, including severe septicemia, necrotizing pneumonia and necrotizing fasciitis. Staphylcocci are generally found inhabiting the skin and mucous membranes of mammals and birds. Some members of this genus can be found as human commensals and these are generally believed to have the greatest pathogenic potential in opportunistic infections. This organism is a major cause of nosocomial (hospital-acquired) and community-acquired infections. S. aureus continues to be a major cause of mortality and is responsible for a variety of infections including, boils, furuncles, styes, impetigo and other superficial skin infections in humans. Also known to cause more serious infections particularly in the chronically ill or immunocompromised. The ability to cause invasive disease is associated with persistance in the nasal cavity of a host.




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SubjectStartEndLengthSubject Host DescriptionCDS descriptionE-valueBit score
NC_017338:1517723:154618915461891546392204Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus JKD6159 chromosome, completehypothetical protein6e-31132
NC_010079:1564327:159279415927941592997204Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus USA300_TCH1516, completehypothetical bacteriophage protein6e-31132