Staphylococcus epidermidis- Introduction, Morphology, Pathogenicity, Lab Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention, and Keynotes

Staphylococcus epidermis growth on blood agar

Introduction Staphylococcus epidermidis is a common, coagulase-negative bacterium found on human skin and mucous membranes. It is part of the normal human flora. However, it can cause infections, particularly in immunocompromised individuals. Notably, it is a leading cause of hospital-acquired infections. These infections often occur …

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