01 Jul 2022

Kytococcus sedentarius (Micrococcus sedentarius)

An aerobic, gram-positive or gram-variable coccus occurring in tetrads (groups of four) or in tetrads in cubical packets. It produces a cream white or deep buttercup yellow colony. It is found primarily on mammalian skin. The majority of strains are nonpathogenic, but some strains may occasionally be opportunist human pathogens.