Low occurrence of the new species Staphylococcus argenteus in a Staphylococcus aureus collection of human isolates from Belgium

@article{Argudn2016LowOO,
  title={Low occurrence of the new species Staphylococcus argenteus in a Staphylococcus aureus collection of human isolates from Belgium},
  author={M Angeles Argud{\'i}n and Magali Dod{\'e}mont and S Vandendriessche and Sylvianne Rottiers and Civilized Tribes and S Roisin and Ricardo Jos{\'e} de Mendonça and Claire Nonhoff and Ariane Deplano and Olivier Denis},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases},
  year={2016},
  volume={35},
  pages={1017-1022}
}
Staphylococcus argenteus is a novel Staphylococcus species closely related to Staphylococcus aureus that has been recently described. In this study, we investigated the proportion and the characteristics of S. argenteus recovered from humans in Belgium. S. aureus. human isolates collected in Belgium from 2006 to 2015 (n = 1,903) were retrospectively characterised via the presence of non-pigmented colonies on chocolate agar, spa typing and rpoB sequencing to determine if some of them were in… CONTINUE READING

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