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mi·cro·coc·ci

(mī'krō-kok'sī),
Plural of micrococcus.

mi·cro·coc·ci

(mī'krō-kok'sī)
Plural of micrococcus.

micrococcus

(mī″krō-kŏk′ŭs) plural.micrococci
An organism of the genus Micrococcus.

micrococci

any bacteria belonging to the family Micrococcaceae.
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In our study, commensals such as diphtheroids, micrococci, and bacteroides were noted in less number of migraine patients.
27%) -- aureus + Micrococci Table 5 : Microorganisms isolated from different types of acne lesions Microorganisms Papules Pustules Cysts Total Aerobes 57 Staphylococcus epidermidis 10 19 2 31 Staphylococcus aureus 3 11 2 16 Micrococci 1 2 -- 3 Y haemolytic streptococci 2 -- -- 2 Pseudomonas aeruginosa -- 2 -- 2 Klebsiella pneumoniae -- 2 -- 2 Proteus mirabilis -- -- 1 1 Anaerobes 29 Propionibacterium acnes 5 8 3 16 Peptococci 6 3 -- 9 Peptostreptococci 1 1 -- 2 Fusobacteria 1 1 -- 2 Table 6 : Antibiotic sensitivity pattern of aerobic bacteria in acne Organism No.
Assignment to the genus Kytococcus was suggested by the arginine dihydrolase activity and resistance to oxacillin, 2 characteristics that are not shared by other micrococci (3).
Besides anthrax research, he focused on several other projects, including wound infections and micrococci in septicemic animals (later identified as streptococci and staphylococci).
Micrococci were identified by morphology, colony charecters and oxidase test.
Nevertheless, micrococci have been reported as emerging pathogens in immunocompromised patients and have been described in severe infections (1-4).