Staphylococcus lugdunensis


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Staph·y·lo·coc·cus lug·du·nen·sis

(stafi-lō-kokŭs lŭgdū-nensis)
A species of coagulase-negative staphlyococcus known to cause infections in wounds and elsewhere.

Staphylococcus lugdunensis

An aggressive coagulase-negative Staphyloccus species. It causes infections of soft tissues, the bloodstream, and prostheses.
See also: Staphylococcus
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Septic knee arthritis caused by Staphylococcus lugdunensis after intraarticular injection therapy.
Staphylococcus lugdunensis in several niches of the normal skin flora.
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.
Staphylococcus lugdunensis was first described by Freney and coworkers in 1988, and the species name is a reference to Lyon, France, where the discovery took place.
Skin and post-surgical wound infections due to Staphylococcus lugdunensis. Clin Microbiol Infect.
They were 22 isolates as follow: Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Staphylococcus haemolyticus, Staphylococcus hominis and Staphylococcus lugdunensis with a total number of 4, 6, 5, 4 and 3 isolates respectively.
(E 12431/98) 2 100 100 100 Staphylococcus aureus, MRSA (RV5/98) 10 100 100 100 Staphylococcus epidermidis (DSM 1798) 1 100 20 100 Staphylococcus lugdunensis (NG 3406/94) 1 100 20 100 Streptococcus pyogenes gr.
Staphylococcus lugdunensis was later cultured from his blood and the leftover platelet bag.
Chukwudelunzu, "Embolic stroke caused by Staphylococcus lugdunensis endocarditis complicating vasectomy in a 36-year-old man," Texas Heart Institute Journal, vol.
Although Staphylococcus epidermidis causes most SCoN infections, many other species have been identified in association with human infections, for example, Staphylococcus lugdunensis, associated with native valve endocarditis and Staphylococcus haemolyticus, which can be multiresistant, including reduced susceptibility to vancomycin [5-7].
We report the first known case of a device-related bloodstream infection involving Staphylococcus lugdunensis small-colony variants.

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