27 Jun 2022

Staphylococcus kloosii Group A

An aerobic gram-positive coccus that produces either a smooth yellowish or gray-white or white colony. It does not produce free coagulase or bound coagulase but does produce hemolysins. This isolate of Staphylococcus kloosii has been identified as belonging to Group A using the Biolog classification system. It is part of the normal flora of a variety of mammals, including marsupials, rodents, carnivores, and pigs. There have been no reported cases of human infections due to this organism.