Staphylococcus aureus

Scalded-skin syndrome; exfoliatin

Separation of the outer layer of skin

Thought to break ester bonds that hold the layers of skin together.

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Various organisms

Various diseases; proteases, lipases, and other hydrolases

Tissue damage

Degrades proteins, lipids, and other compounds that make up tissues.

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Bacterial Vaginosis Facts

Bacterial Vaginosis Facts

This fact sheet is designed to provide you with information on Bacterial Vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is an abnormal vaginal condition that is characterized by vaginal discharge and results from an overgrowth of atypical bacteria in the vagina.

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