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Related to Staphylococcus haemolyticus: Staphylococcus hominis
coagulase-negative staphylococcus indigenous to human and mammalian hosts.
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A coagulase-negative Staphylococcus species that primarily infects premature neonates and patients being treated for cancer or other immune-suppressing conditions. The species can also cause meningitis; infections of the skin, soft tissue, or prosthetic joints; or bacteremia. It is frequently resistant to multiple common antibiotics.
See also: Staphylococcus
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