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Staph Links & Resources

The following information is provided as a convenience to Staphylococcal researchers. These web sites are useful links to relevant scientific information concerning staphylococcal research, funding and collaborative opportunities and other resources of interest.


The NARSA Program expressly disclaims any and all liability with respect to the access to or use of other sites.  We do not approve, support, or attest to the accuracy or completeness of these sites.

Government Agencies

National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)


U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Centers for Disease Control  (CDC)

Antimicrobial Resistance Web Sites

Centers for Disease Control - Antibiotic resistance

Centers for Disease Control - Vancomycin Intermediate Staphylococcus aureus


Surveillance for Emerging Antibiotic Resistance Connected to Healthcare (SEARCH)

Health Canada

Canadian Committee on Antibiotic Resistance

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Site on Antibiotic Resistance

European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance System (EARSS)

Report on Antibiotics

Center for Science in the Public Interest

Staphylococcal Genome Sequencing Initiatives

and Information


Staphylococcus aureus NCTC 8325


NCBI Genome Centers and Databases


Staphylococcus aureus EMRSA-16 (Strain 252) and MSSA 476 (Strain 476)


Staphylococcus aureus COL


Chinese National Human Genome Center at Shanghai


Comprehensive Microbial Research


Funding and Collaborative Opportunities


NIAID Council News


NIAID Bioterrorism Related Research Funding Opportunities



Biosafety and Other Resources


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)


Laboratory Biosafety Manual from the WHO


Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories, 4th Edition