Staphylococcus in children: symptoms and therapy of an infectious disease
Even in the maternity hospital, mothers hear about a threatening illness that promises health problems in newborns. Its name, the kind of bacteria that causes it, has been obtained thanks to the globular or oblong form of cells arranged in clusters. Since the Greek kokkas is translated as a grain, staphylos is a bunch. Are these bacteria dangerous?
The name of the bacteria coincides with the designation of the infectious and Dangerous to health kids disease. Children with a sufficient level of immunity, it does not threaten. However, it is worth defending organisms to weaken, as the infection begins to actively develop.
Staphylococcus bacteria are capable of to provoke an inflammation of the respiratory tract. Staphylococcal pneumonia can develop even before discharge from the hospital. There is a strong intoxication of the microorganism.
How Staphylococcus is transmitted in children, how symptoms of infection manifest themselves and how it can be cured, we will tell further.
The only cause of staphylococcal infection – violation of local immunity. Carriers of harmful bacteria are both sick and perfectly healthy people.
Yes, and harmful bacteria become only in the case when the protective mechanisms of the child’s body began to take or not yet strong enough.
The development of infection can be provoked:
- Premature birth of a child and lack of weight.