Bovine Staphylococcus aureus: diagnostic properties of specific media.

  title={Bovine Staphylococcus aureus: diagnostic properties of specific media.},
  author={Hans Ulrich Graber and Susan M. Pfister and Paul A. Burgener and Rainer Boss and Mireille Meylan and Joerg Hummerjohann},
  journal={Research in veterinary science},
  volume={95 1},
As accurate discrimination between Staphylococcus (S.) aureus and NSA (non-S. aureus staphylococci) involved in bovine mastitis is essential in terms of clinical prognosis and outcome, the aim of this study was to reevaluate the classical bacteriological procedures to identify these agents. Various media and the coagulase tube test were investigated using 116 strains of S. aureus and 115 of NSA, all isolated from cows with spontaneous intramammary infections (IMI). Furthermore, 25 NSA reference… CONTINUE READING

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