Coagulase-Negative Staphylococci Isolated in the Laboratory Have Antibiotic Resistance

Coagulase-Negative Staphylococci (CoNS) are bacteria that dwell as commensals on human and animal skin and mucous membranes. Staphylococcus epidermidis, Staphylococcus haemolyticus, and Staphylococcus saprophyticus are frequently identified in biological samples, either alone or in combination with other bacteria. They can be potentially pathogenic when isolated from immunocompromised patients such as: HIV positive, cancer chemotherapy, hemodialysis, diabetics, etc.

Author(s): S Habibou*, D Amadou

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