Staphylococcus hominis

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Staph·y·lo·coc·cus hom·i·nis

coagulase-negative staphylococcus indigenous to human and mammalian hosts.

Staphylococcus hominis

A coagulase-negative species frequently recovered from skin. It is not consistently pathogenic for humans.
See also: Staphylococcus
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In 1998 the species was divided into two subspecies: S.
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