Speciation of coagulase negative Staphylococcal isolates from clinically significant specimens and their antibiogram.

@article{Usha2013SpeciationOC,
  title={Speciation of coagulase negative Staphylococcal isolates from clinically significant specimens and their antibiogram.},
  author={M G Usha and D C Shwetha and Ganga Vishwanath},
  journal={Indian journal of pathology & microbiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={56 3},
  pages={258-60}
}
BACKGROUND Despite their frequency as contaminants, coagulase-negative Staphylococci (CONS) have become important nosocomial pathogens, accounting for 9% of all nosocomial infections. These infections are difficult to treat because of the risk factors and the multiple drug resistance nature of these organisms. MATERIALS AND METHODS One hundred and two consecutive CONS were isolated from various clinical samples like blood, pus, urine, urine catheter tip and gastric lavage. Most of the blood… CONTINUE READING