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Flashcards in MicroModule Gram positive Cocci Deck (4):
1

Name three genus of Gram positive Cocci

Staphylococcus
Streptococcus
Enterococcus

2

What is the appearance of Staph and where are they found on the human body?

Grape-like clusters
Usually in commensals, particularly on the skin

3

Which test distinguishes Staph aureus and Staph saprophyticus?

The coagulase test: aureus is coagulase positive, saprophyticus is coagulase negative

4

Which test distinguishes Staph and Strep?

Catalase - Strep is catalase negative, Staph is catalase positive

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