Staphylococcus lugdunensis

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Staph·y·lo·coc·cus lug·du·nen·sis

(stafi-lō-kokŭs lŭgdū-nensis)
A species of coagulase-negative staphlyococcus known to cause infections in wounds and elsewhere.

Staphylococcus lugdunensis

An aggressive coagulase-negative Staphyloccus species. It causes infections of soft tissues, the bloodstream, and prostheses.
See also: Staphylococcus
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We report the first known case of a device-related bloodstream infection due to S.
During a transient febrile episode, a blood culture was obtained that again yielded S.
Four sets of blood cultures drawn on admission showed S.
capitis (1,15), are features commonly observed in infections with S.