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    Staphylococcus aureus

    Definition:

    - Gram + cocci in clusters - Catalase + - Part of normal microbiota - Can be isolated from healthy individuals, but is capable of causing severe illness, especially nosocomially - Can produce virulence factors and is considered a pathogen - Produces a beta hemolysin and an enterotoxin responsible for gastroenteritis / staph food poisoning - Produces a toxin causing toxic shock syndrome - Produces Coagulase causing plasma to clot (Catalase +) – fibrin clot helps organism protect itself - Common infections are styes, pimples, boils, and wound infections - Responsible for high % of nosocomial infections - Ferments mannitol - Salt tolerant - Yellow on MSA plate

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    Trypticase Soy Agar (TSA)

    Definition:

    - pH 7.3 - nutritious medium for many bacteria

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