Staphylococcus capitis


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Staphylococcus capitis

A coagulase-negative Staphylococcus species that has been isolated from infections in premature neonates and patients with endocarditis.
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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus capitis with reduced vancomycin susceptibility causes late-onset sepsis in intensive care neonates.
(1, 3) 1 + Staphylococcus auricularis 1 + Staphylococcus capitis 1 Staphylococcus cohnii 1 + Staphylococcus epidermidis (1) 1 + Staphylococcus haemolyticus 1 + Staphylococcus hominis 1 + Staphylococcus lentus 1 Staphylococcus saprophyticus 1 + Staphylococcus sciuri (1) 1 + Staphylococcus warneri (1) 1 + Staphylococcus xylosus 1 + Staphylococcus spp.
ID results by direct ID protocol and routine culture protocol using MALDI-TOF MALDI-TOF direct blood culture ID results and Biotyper score Species ID Species Genus Score [greater ID Score ID Score than or equal 1.9-1.8 1.7-1.6 to] 2 Staphylococcus aureus 8 2 1 Staphylococcus epidermidis * 2 1 Staphylococcus capitis * 1 Staphylococcus hominis * 1 1 1 Streptococcus dysgalactiae 1 Streptococcus pneumoniae 6 a-haemolytic streptococcus 2 1 1 spp.
Conversely, the lowest contamination was noticed with Staphylococcus saprophyticus subsp bovis (2%), Streptococcus saprophyticus III (2%), Streptococcus dysgalactiae subsp equimitus (2%), Streptococcus cremoris (2%), Streptococcus group O (2%), Streptococcus saprophyticus I (2%), Streptococcus faecalis var malodortus (2%) and Micrococus luteus II (2%) followed by Streptococcus milleri (4%), Streptococcus faecium (4%), Staphylococcus epidermidis (4%), Staphylococcus capitis subsp capitis (4%), Kluyera ascorbata (4%), Lactobacillus bulgaricus (6%), Streptococcus lactis (6%) and
The most commonly isolated pathogen was Staphylococcus aureus (34%, of which 88% were MRSA), followed by Staphylococcus epidermidis (28%, of which 64% were MRSE), Enterococcus faecium (10%), Enterococcus avium (8%), Staphylococcus lugdunensis (4%), Enterococcus faecalis (4%), Staphylococcus haemolyticus (4%), Staphylococcus capitis (4%), Staphylococcus hominis (2%), Staphylococcus sciuri (2%).

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