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Species/Subspecies: Staphylococcus chromogenes
Etymology: Genus name: bunch of grape-like cocci (coccus means a grain or berry).
Species epithet: colour producing.
Significance:The morbidity can be relatively high in some herds.
  [Important]   
Taxonomy:
Phylum
Firmicutes
Class
Bacilli
Order
Bacillales
Family
Staphylococcaceae 
Genus
Staphylococcus
Type Strain: 1462 = ATCC 43764 = CCUG 4319 = NCTC 10530.
Macromorphology (smell):
Staphylococcus chromogenes  
Large glistening and buttery colonies. The colonies are non-hemolysing.
Micromorphology: Non-motile cocci (0.8-1 µm in diameter), which occurs individually, in pairs, in tetrads or in clusters.
Gram +/Gram -:G+
Metabolism: Facultatively anaerobic.
Catalase/Oxidase:+/?
Other Enzymes: Coagulase -
Spec. Char.:
Hosts: Dairy cows
Disease:Subclinical mastitis.
Clinical Picture:
Diagnostics:MALDI-TOF
16S rRNA Seq.:
Acc-noStrainNumber of NTOperon
D83360 ATCC 43764T1475  

Taxonomy/phylogeny:
Updated:2020-07-12

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