How to identify staphylococcus
Staphylococci (Staphylococcus) - genus of gram-positive, immobile bacteria, some of which (saprophytic, epidermal and gold) can cause purulent skin diseases, sore throat, pneumonia, enterocolitis, nervous system disorders and other infections, sometimes lethal ending. The cause of staph infections are lowered immunity, poor nutrition, stress, unfavorable environmental conditions, etc.
Instruction how to identify staphylococcus
Pay attention to the signs of malaise. The form of staph infection can be discerned in the early and late. First usually appears acutely, with a sharp rise in temperature, vomiting, diarrhea, etc. To diagnose yourself is impossible - immediately contact a doctor. After 3-5 days later manifested form of infection: the affected skin and appear purulent wounds. And if time does not start to treat staphylococcal infection can penetrate deeper to hit the internal organs and cause sepsis.
Enterocolitis caused by Staphylococcus, can be suspected on the part of, mushy, mucous stools, regurgitation, bloating. At the same time the temperature rises and the patient may start vomiting. With infectious conjunctivitis turn red, swollen and watery eyes. Starts pus forming a yellow-green rind. After sleeping in the patient often lashes glued together so that you can not open your eyes. When "pemphigus" newborn baby in skin bubbles appear with muddy contents, it reddens and swells. When multiple abscesses on the skin pour purple red pustules and yellow-green pus, fever.
Hand over analyzes at the slightest suspicion of a staph infection. If gastrointestinal symptoms - cal on pathogenic and conditionally pathogenic microflora. It is collected in the disposable container as quickly as possible and delivered to the laboratory. When symptoms of respiratory diseases - seeding from the nose and throat. Before this analysis, you should not have, and even brushing your teeth. When conjunctivitis pus collected from the surface of the lower eyelid. In order to identify staph infections on the skin, the patient takes a scraping or discharge from the wound.