Information Related To Staphylococcus aureus

About Staphylococcus aureus and the Strive Study

A video resource that explains Staphylococcus aureus, vaccines and the Strive Study in relation to Staph Infections due to spinal fusion surgery.

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Strive Study Educational Video

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Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Staphylococcus aureus in Healthcare Settings

This resource includes information about Staphylococcus aureus, populations susceptible to Staphylococcus aureus infection, prevention of Staphylococcus aureus infection in addition recommendations and guidelines.

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National Institutes of Health
S. aureus Summary

This resource provides a summary of Staphylococcus aureus infections, latest news, prevention/screening, specific conditions, journal articles and some additional information on Staph.

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Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Resources for patients and Healthcare providers focusing on surgical site infections.

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Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Data and statistics on Healthcare-associated infections.

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Talk to your surgeon to see if this study is suitable for you

If you are interested in participating in this study or would like more information, please visit the Site Locations page to find the site contact information for a study location convenient to you.

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NOTE: Please contact the study site as soon as possible if you are considering participating in this study as study participants need to receive the study vaccine 10 to 60 days prior to surgery to meet the study requirements.


The STRIVE research study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of an investigational vaccine against Staphylococcus aureus (staph) infections after spinal surgery.

To learn more about the study and eligibility to participate, please visit our About section.

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