Fraction of adult human population that harbors S. aureus

Value 30 %
Organism Bacteria Staphylococcus aureus
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Comments This organism is a member of the human microbiota and is found in approximately 30% of the adult population (Primary sources).
Entered by Uri M
ID 105971