The bacteria can even spread, eventually infecting the bones and lung tissue, as well as the heart valves of the infected person.
Boils, blisters and discolored crusts can form around infected wounds, which can be irritating for the person suffering the infection.
Origin of staphylococcus
- New Latin, from Ancient Greek ÏƒÏ„Î±Ï†Ï…Î»Î® (staphulÄ“, “a bunch of grapes") + -o- + coccus.
- staphylo- +"Ž -coccus