domingo, 10 de outubro de 2010

Kocuria kristinae

Kocuria kristinae (Micrococcus kristinae)

An aerobic, gram-positive or gram-variable coccus occurring in tetrads (groups of four) which may form large adherent clusters. It produces pale cream to pale orange colonies. The primary habitat is mammalian skin. The majority of strains are nonpathogenic, but some strains may be opportunist pathogens


Kocuria, previously classified into the genus of Micrococcus, is commonly found on human skin.
Title: Kocuria kristinae infection associated with acute cholecystitis
Author: Ma Edmond ; Wong Chris ; Lai Kristi ; Chan Edmond ; Yam WC ; Chan Angus

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