staphylococcus aureus

Dave david.lawton1 at spamfreezonentlworld.com
Mon Feb 26 14:07:09 EST 2001


"WasGross" <wasgross at aol.com> wrote in message
news:20010225193556.20837.00002824 at ng-ct1.aol.com...
> The Clinical Lab I work in has had an increase in the number of latex
negeative
> Staph aureus' the last 3 months,also. We follow up the staphaurex with
> microscan identification. They look picture perfect and smell just like
Staph
> aureus so we call them. They have been both MRSA and not MRSA. It is very
> disturbing.
>      About once a year we see a catalase negative Staph aureus.
>
>                         Donna

You could try a Dnase plate

Dave







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