Staphylococcus epidermidis


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Staph·y·lo·coc·cus ep·i·derm·i·dis

a species of bacteria, the most common of the coagulase-negative Staphylococcus group.

Staphylococcus epidermidis

Microbiology A coagulase-negative staphylococcus that comprises up to 80% of clinical isolates Infections by S epidermidis Infective endocarditis, IV catheter infections, bacteremia, CSF shunt infections, UTIs, osteomyelitis, vascular graft infections, prosthetic joint infections
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Minimal attachment killing (MAK): a versatile method for susceptibility testing of attached biofilm-positive and -negative Staphylococcus epidermidis. Med.
(3.) Gad, G.F.M., et al, Detection oficaA, icaD genes and biofilm production by Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus epidermidis isolated from urinary tract catheterizedpatients.
Brun and Mossi [32] also observed inhibition halos caused by a surinam cherry EO in growth tests of Micrococcus luteus, Staphylococcus epidermidis and Xanthomonas campestris.
Molecular characterization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis clones: evidence of geographic dissemination.
Hasta 2014, el paciente sufria numerosas infecciones con extrusion del manguito, siempre por el germen Staphylococcus Epidermidis. Destaca la desaparicion de las infecciones con la introduccion del sellado del cateter con la presentacion que incluia Taurolidina + Citrato + Heparina sodica.
Los Staphylococcus epidermidis son considerados cocos Gram positivos, coagulasa negativa, es decir, no poseen fibrina o factor de aglutinacion que cubre a la bacteria de opsonizacion y fagocitosis.
Consequently, the aim of this study was to explore the debridement efficacy of mixtures of rutile Ti[O.sub.2] particles and [H.sub.2][O.sub.2] under visible light irradiation (405 nm wavelength) on Staphylococcus epidermidis and Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm adherent to Ti surfaces.
Worldwide, Staphylococcus epidermidis and other coagulase-negative Staphylococcus (CNS) are the most prevalent PD-related infectious agents.
Felis et al., "New insights in thermal resistance of staphylococcal strains belonging to the species Staphylococcus epidermidis, Staphylococcus lugdunensis and Staphylococcus aureus," Food Control, vol.
Vitreous cultures were positive for Staphylococcus epidermidis, and PCR was negative for Streptococcus spp., Haemophilus influenzae, Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Neisseria meningitidis, Streptococcus pneumoniae, and Listeria monocytogenes.
A culture specimen of the facial skin revealed the presence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis (MRSE), consistent with the patient's history of severe atopic dermatitis.

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