Rick Parcels kenzie71 at
Fri Sep 19 20:05:43 EST 1997

The isolate is most likely an oral contaminant called S. aureus, depending
on the method of sample collection.  The simple coagulase test can be
performed to confirm the identification of S. aureus.

Jaimee76 at wrote in article
<970917001540_-1331627430 at>...
> I am doing a project for a class and i have growing in my lab a bacteria
> taken from a 60 year old male who is a smoker and has pneumonia.   I have
> isolated the bacteria and it is Gram Positive and has performed complete
> hemolysis.  It loves the blood and chocolate agar. Any ideas?
>                           Jaimee
>                       Jaimee76 at

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