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Staphylococci

staphylococci --> Staphylococcus

(Science: bacteria) genus of nonmotile gram-positive bacteria that are found in clusters and that produce important exotoxins. Staphylococcus aureus (Staphylococcus pyogenes) is pyogenic, an opportunistic pathogen and responsible for a range of infections including severe sepsis, pneumonia, endocarditis and soft tissue infections. It has protein A on the surface of the cell wall. Coagulase production correlates with virulence: hyaluronidase, lipase and staphylokinase are released in addition to the toxins.


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Actually, Staphylococci are not the same as Micrococci . Some species of Staphylococcus are important human pathogens, whereas Micrococci are opportunistic pathogens at best (or worst?) and normally cause disease only in immunologically ...

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by snowathlete
Thu Dec 12, 2013 6:57 pm
 
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Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
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He thinks these are a micrococci - perhaps Staphylococcus. Actually, Staphylococci are not the same as Micrococci . Some species of Staphylococcus are important human pathogens, whereas Micrococci are opportunistic pathogens at best (or worst?) and normally ...

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by biohazard
Thu Dec 12, 2013 4:49 pm
 
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Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
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Re: NEED HELP WITH MY UNKNOWN GRAM POSITIVE ORGANISM PLEASE??

... is staphylococcus aureus (s.aureus) then 1) under the microscope you would generally observe: gram positive (blue/purple ) cocci clusters (because staphylococci divide in 2 planes) 2) on nutrient agar = golden/yellow looking medium-large sized colonies 3) on blood agar = beta hemolysis 4) on mannitol ...

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by mariah000
Sun Mar 18, 2012 7:50 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: NEED HELP WITH MY UNKNOWN GRAM POSITIVE ORGANISM PLEASE??
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Re: Important unknown nanotech within humans

... acclaim. —Circumstance of Death: Died of undetermined causes at her home. May 7, 2001: Professor Janusz Jeljaszewicz —Expertise: Expert in Staphylococci and Staphylococcal Infections. His main scientific interests and achievements were in the mechanism of action and biological properties ...

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by vincio
Mon Feb 16, 2009 2:36 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Important unknown nanotech within humans
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The Fiber Disease

... Has been isolated from biofilms on Candida albicans Artificial voice prosthesis Central venous catheter Intrauterine device Coagulase-negative staphylococci Artificial hip prosthesis Artificial voice prosthesis Central venous catheter Intrauterine device Prosthetic heart valve Urinary catheter ...

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by Skytroll
Sun Nov 05, 2006 4:47 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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