Staphylococcus lugdunensis

Precautions

Standard Precautions
Standard Precautions

General Information

Pathogen information

Gram (+) cocci in clusters

  • Catalase (+)

  • Coagulase (-)

Epidemiology

Normal flora - skin

Associated syndromes

  • Endocarditis

  • Bacteremia

  • Osteomyelitis

  • Prosthetic device infections

Additional Information

Behaves like Staphylcococcus aureus