Staphylococcus saprophyticus


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Staphylococcus saprophyticus

a coagulase negative species that causes urinary tract infections.

Staph·y·lo·coc·cus sap·ro·phy·tic·us

(staf'i-lō-kok'ŭs sap-rō-fī'ti-kŭs)
A bacterial species that has been associated with community-acquired urinary tract infections in young women who are sexually active; characterized in the laboratory as gram-positive cocci, but negative for catalase and coagulase.

Staphylococcus saprophyticus

A species that is the second most common cause of urinary tract infection in young, sexually active females. It is a rare cause of pneumonia.
See also: Staphylococcus
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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus saprophyticus in Sweden carries various types of staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec (SCCmec).
Staphylococcus saprophyticus [beta]-lactamase production and disk diffusion susceptibility testing for three [beta] -lactam antimicrobial agents.
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5 Values are mean [+ or -] standard deviation (n=3) Table 3: Inhibition of Staphylococcus saprophyticus by aqueous and ethanol extract of T.
The relative importance of Staphylococcus saprophyticus as a urinary tract pathogen: distribution of bacteria among urinary samples analysed during 1 year at a major Swedish laboratory.
Colonization of the female genital tract with Staphylococcus saprophyticus.
Molecular epidemiology of Staphylococcus saprophyticus isolated from women with uncomplicated community-acquired urinary tract infection.
Staphylococcus saprophyticus urinary tract infections: epidemiological data from Western Australia.
Whole genome sequence of Staphylococcus saprophyticus reveals the pathogenesis of uncomplicated urinary tract infection.

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