MCQs: Staphylococcus aureus

Here are some True/False questions on Staphylococcus aureus. Click at the bottom of the page for answers and short explanations.


1) Most people are colonised with Staphylococcus aureus? T/F

2) The nuc gene is found in Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus? T/F

3) Methicillin is a commonly used antibiotic in many parts of the world? T/F

4) Staphylococcus aureus can ferment mannitol? T/F

5) Coagulase is not thought to be an important virulence factor for Staphylococcus aureus? T/F

6) Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia has a 30 day mortality of 15-20%? T/F

7) Staphylococcus aureus can cause food poisoning? T/F

8) Staphylococcus aureus is a motile organism? T/F

9) Staphylococcus aureus can be intracellular in nasal epithelial cells? T/F

10) Staphylococcus aureus is acommon contaminant in blood cultures? T/F


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