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Think you can guess this microbe?
Here are today’s clues:
- it’s a bacteria
- is resistant to many antibiotics
- can cause life-threatening infections in bones, joints, bloodstream and vital organs
- found in the nose or on the skin of 1/3 of the population
- generally a harmless bacteria
- is sphere shaped
- has a diameter of roughly 1 micron
- doesn’t form spores
- is not motile
- first reports of the bacteria were from the UK in 1961
- is considered a “superbug”