27 Jun 2022

Staphylococcus warneri

An aerobic gram-positive coccus that produces a smooth, gray-white colony with a yellow or yellow or yellow-orange edge. It does not produce free or bound coagulase but rarely may produce hemolysins. It may occasionally be part of the normal skin flora of humans, however, it is the one of the predominant species of staphylococci found on prosimians and monkeys. Rarely an opportunistic pathogen for humans causing septicemia, endocarditis, conjunctivitis, urinary tract infections, and wound infections.