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Doctor insights on: Staphylococcus Saprophyticus Morphology

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What can I do if I have staphylococcus saprophyticus in my vagina?

What can I do if I have staphylococcus saprophyticus in my vagina?

No Symptoms no RX: 25% of people carry this bacteria in their nose, rectum and vagina, and causes no symptoms. But if you want to get rid of the bacteria you can use local anibiotics in vagina, if there is coexisting urinary infection than you need oral antibiotics. ...Read more

Morphology (Definition)

As used in pathology, this is the abnormal shapes and arrangements of organs, tissues, cells, and components of cells that enable the diagnosis of disease and help to understand its impact. Some diseases involve only abnormal function of normal-appearing parts and thus ...Read more


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Hi Doc, had UTI test. Result: Epithelial cells 1-2/HPF, pus Cells 2-3/HPF, colony count 100,000 cfu/ml. Organism Isolated:Staphylococcus saprophyticus?

Hi Doc, had UTI test. Result: Epithelial cells 1-2/HPF, pus Cells 2-3/HPF, colony count 100,000 cfu/ml. Organism Isolated:Staphylococcus saprophyticus?

Possible UTI: The organism you described is a skin contaminant and is not considered a pathological bacteria it is not the bacteria that has given you a bladder infection. If you have pain on urination or pain around the belly you may have a bladder infection these values in your urine analysis are not diagnostic of a UTI. ...Read more

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Differentiate between staphylococcus and streptococcus species in terms of Morphology,Biochemical test and Culture?

Differentiate between staphylococcus and streptococcus species in terms of Morphology,Biochemical test and Culture?

Staph vs Strep: This is a complex subject that is not conducive to extensive discussion here. Suggest you get a microbiology text. Staphylococci are larger and grow more in clumps than chains. Staph that produce coagulase are species aureus, the others are a wide variety of less pathogenic organisms except for lugdenensis which has characteristics of aureus in producing disease. ...Read more

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How does staphylococcus reproduce?

How does staphylococcus reproduce?

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 to go to a good textbook of microbiology and learn the essentials rather than try to get answers piecemeal from physicians. ...Read more

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What is yielded moderate growth of staphylococcus?

What is yielded moderate growth of staphylococcus?

Staphylococcus: This is an eyeball estimate of the numbers of this particular bacteria contained in a clinical specimen sent for culture. It is generally of no meaning, depending upon the area from which the specimen was collected and the species of staphylococcus cultured. ...Read more

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How does staphylococcus turn into MRSA?

How does staphylococcus turn into MRSA?

Resistance to drugs: Some believe over usage of antibiotics by general population with staph becoming resistant. MRSA stands for methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus. First discovered in 1961 now resistant to methicillin, amoxicillin, penicillin, oxacillin, and many other antibiotics.Sometimes difficult to treat. ...Read more

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What are staphylococcus and diphtheroid?

What are staphylococcus and diphtheroid?

Bacteria: Staphylococcus is a gram-positive bacteria. Diptheriods are bacteria. ...Read more

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Would one contact staphylococcus through kissing?

Would one contact staphylococcus through kissing?

Who cares?: Staph is ubiquitous, and normal upper airway / throat flora in about 40% of folks. As such, it presents no danger. Kiss to your heart's content. ...Read more

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Can someone contact staphylococcus through kissing ?

Can someone contact staphylococcus through kissing ?

Staphylococcus: You can become colonized in the back of the nose and throat, and from there onto the surface of the skin but this does not directly result in infection. ...Read more

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How do you differentiate between streptococcus and staphylococcus?

How do you differentiate between streptococcus and staphylococcus?

Culture: Culturing the organism from the site of the infection and then performing biochemical tests on the isolated colonies is the gold standard and classic method of differentiating them. Emerging techniques include using the DNA of the organism for identification. ...Read more

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