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A total of 190 Staphylococcus epidermidis isolates from healthy carriers and clinical material were biotyped according to the Baird-Parker scheme, phage typed by a provisional set of 18 typing phages and tested for antimicrobial susceptibility. The majority of the strains from both groups were found to belong to biotype 1. A considerable number of strains(More)
tests. Biochemical examination of the defective isolates in this study showed all to be Staphylococcus aureus. Only one strain vehich failed to attack mannitol anaerobically was biochemically atypical, however the existence of manni. to1 non-fermenting strains of Staphylococcus aureus has been accepted by previous workers (4, 6). The defective strains(More)
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