Staphylococcus epidermis

Staph·y·lo·coc·cus ep·i·der·mis

(stafi-lō-kokŭs epi-dĕrmis)
Species of bacteria, the most common of the coagulase-negative Staphylococcus group.
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aureus and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus epidermis (MRSE) were low (0.
A Deep Staphylococcus epidermis 9% Staphylococcus lugdunensis 3% Staphylococcus haemolyticus 2% Enterococcus faecalis 15% Enterococcus faecium 3% Escherichiacoli 11% Pseudomonas aeruginosa 8% Klebsiella pneumoniae 3% Acinetobacter baumannii 3% Enterobacter cloacae 3% Klebsiella oxytoca 2% Proteus vulgaris 2% Corynebacterium striatum 2% Shigella flexneri 2% Stenotrophomonas maltopilia 2% Hafnia alvei 5% Staphy lococc usaureus 28% B Surface Staphylococcus epidermis 2% Staphylococcus cohnii 2% Staphylococcus haemolyticus 2% Enterococcus faecalis 2% Enterococcus faecium 2% Streptococcus agalactiae 5% Escherichia coli 5% Pseudomonas aeruginosa 16% Pseudomonas mendocina 2% Klebsiella pneumoniae 2% Acinetobacter genomospec.
The bacteria used were Escherichia coli (PTCC 1396), Klebsiella bacter (PTCC 1053), Escherichia albertii (PTCC 1399), Staphylococcus aureus (PTCC 1431), Staphylococcus epidermis (PTCC 1435), Corynebacterium glutamicum (PTCC 1532 and three fungal strain, Aspergillus niger (PTCC 5154) Fusarium solani (PTCC 5284), Alternaria alternaria (PTCC 5224), obtained from the Persian type culture collection (PTCC), Tehran, Iran.
In a study performed in free-living goshawks (Accipiter gentilis), culture of the feet of these birds identified numerous species, including Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus epidermis, but also many enteric-associated bacteria such as Escherichia coli and Enterobacter species.
Staphylococcus epidermis was most sensitive to cefazoline and resistant to gatifloxacin, Streptococcus pneumoniae was sensitive to ciprofloxacin, ceftriaxone and moxifloxacin and resistant to amikacin.
Despite antibiotic therapy the patient remained unwell and had blood cultures persistently positive for Staphylococcus epidermis (coagulase negative).
com who carried out the survey, said that women are guilty of clinging on to lip and eye colours in the hope they come back into fashion, but make-up can easily become a breeding ground for bacteria like satphylococcus aureus and staphylococcus epidermis.
The bacteriocin from the isolate DM15 was more potential than the bacteriocins from Pediococcus pentosaceus ACCEL and Pediococcus acidilactici LAB 5, that did not inhibit the growth of any Gram negative bacteria but were active against Gram positive Staphylococcus epidermis and Staphylococcous aureus [15, 27]
In conjunction with lysozyme, lactoferrin has been shown to have activity against staphylococcus epidermis indicating synergy between these two proteins.
Culture results indicated Staphylococcus aureus in 3 patients, Staphylococcus epidermis in 1 patient, and gram positive cocci in 2 patients.
Wherever the human body is sweaty, you can find millions of sweat-eating bacteria, such as Staphylococcus epidermis (staf-uh-lo-KAH-kus ep-ih-DER-mis).
The organisms isolated most often in polymicrobial necrotizing soft-tissue infections are combinations of staphylococci (especially Staphylococcus epidermis with beta-hemolytic streptococcus), enterococci, Enterobacteriaceae spp (commonly Escherichia coli, Proteus mirabilis, Klebsiella pneumoniae, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa), streptococci, Bacterioides prevotella spp, anaerobic gram-positive cocci, and Clostridium spp.
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