27 Jun 2022

Staphylococcus hyicus subspecies chromogenes

An aerobic gram-positive coccus that produces a yellow, orange, or cream- colored colony or rarely an unpigmented gray-white or white colony. It does not produce free coagulase, bound coagulase or hemolysins. It is part of the normal flora of the skin of pigs and cows. It causes mastitis in cows. It is not considered as a pathogen for humans.