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staphylococcus epidermidis capsule stain

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jose Prieto-hernandez
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Gram positive cocci: You need to do a gram stain to see gram positive organisms like Staphylococci which are gram positive. S. epidermidis is coagulate negative while Stap ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Gram Positive: Staphylococcus epidermidis is always gram positive.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: Staph is an unusual thing to treat around/in the ear, but does happen. You didn't mention the middle ears but it would be truly rare as an issue there ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Staph: Great wikipedia question. Different strains of Staph.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Fission: Thank you for being candid about your writing a science paper. This is a very basic question about microbiology, and you'd be doing yourself a favor t ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
17 years experience Gastroenterology
Antibiotics : Based on resistance pattern.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Staph infections: Staph, or Staphylococcus aureus, is one of the 'bullies' of the microbial world. In fact, it will often attack the 'weak spot' - such as a bad back or ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
35 years experience Wound care
Staph aureus: Staph aureus is a common bacteria that practically all of us have on our skin. This is called colonization. There are some staph that are more resist ... Read More
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Dr. Neal Hakimi
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Everywhere: Staph can be found on your hands, and often inside your nose. Good handwashing is the best way to keep yourself safe.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Forbes
16 years experience Wound care
Reverse is true: Staph. Is a very common bacteria found in our everyday environment. Some people even carry it in their nose and don't even know it! it doesn't become ... Read More

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