Micrococcaceae


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Micrococcaceae

[¦mī·krō·käk′sās·ē‚ē]
(microbiology)
A family of gram-positive cocci; chemoorganotrophic organisms with respiratory or fermentative metabolism.
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Rapid discrimination of Micrococcaceae species using semiconductor gas sensors.
68) reported the rapid MALDI-MS-based identification of intact staphylococci isolated in clinical microbiology laboratories; they identified 23 clinically relevant bacterial species or subspecies belonging to the micrococcaceae family.
The family Micrococcaceae includes the genus Staphylococcus, a typical resident of the mouth and intestinal tract that can also be contracted as an external contaminant from the skin of the animal or the environment.