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(staf'i-lō-kok'sī), Avoid the mispronunciation staf-i-lō-kok'ī.
Plural of staphylococcus.


Plural of staphylococcus.
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(staf?i-lo-kok'us) (-kok'si?) plural.staphylococci [Gr. staphyle, a bunch of grapes + coccus]
Any bacterium of the genus Staphylococcus. staphylococcalstaphylococcic (-kok'al) (-kok'sik), adjective
See: Staphylococcus; illustration
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Identification of Staphylococci with a Self-Educating System Using Fatty Acid Analysis and Biochemical Tests.
Modified Giolitti and Cantoni Broth is optimised for samples where staphylococci may be stressed and/or present only in low numbers.
The aim of the study reported here was to quantify the airborne staphylococci and total viable counts in the deboning rooms of selected South African red-meat abattoirs of various sizes and throughput rates.
Enterococcus species and coagulase-negative staphylococci are leading causes of infections in health care settings.
mutans, S sanguis, and S 'mitior') could inhibit the growth of staphylococci strains due to the production of bacteriocins.
The staphylococci, including MRSA, are transmitted primarily through direct contact with the hands of healthcare providers.
While finding that these materials might be reservoirs of fungal pathogens is important, says Farr, "[Neely's] data on antibiotic-resistant Enterococci and Staphylococci are even more disturbing.
There is now a much greater understanding of the physiology and evolution of the staphylococci and this new edition reflects the rapid advancements in knowledge about this pathogen and provides a comprehensive review from both clinical and basic science perspectives.
Staphylococci are found in a broad range of foods, including meat, dairy, bakery and ready-to-eat products.
MRSA and methicillin-resistant, coagulase-negative staphylococci (MRCNS) have also been reported in horses (5), including outbreaks in equine hospitals (6).
aureus, little is known about infections with SCVs of coagulase-negative staphylococci.

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