coagulase


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coagulase

[kō′ag·yə‚lās]
(biochemistry)
Any enzyme that causes coagulation of blood plasma.
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pneumoniae is gram positive, non acid fast, coagulase negative, oxidase negative and gelatin positive.
Clinically significant coagulase negative staphylococci and their antibiotic resistance pattern in a tertiary care hospital.
A pure growth seen after 24 hours was identified as manitol fermenting, coagulase positive, methicilin sensitive and Vancomycin sensitive Staphylococuus aureus.
Coagulase, phospholipase, and lipase productions were in fewer isolates, and no particular subspecies stood out as majority.
The present study most commonly identified microbes were coagulase positive S.
Clinical isolates of coagulase negative staphylococci from blood culture of neonates suspected to be suffering from septicemia from January 2012 to December 2013 at Maternity and Children hospital Makkah Saudi Arabia were studied.
The plates were incubated at 37[degrees] C for 20 hours, and then 200 [micro]L of each BHI broth culture was added to tubes containing 500 [micro]L of coagulase plasma (Remel, Lenexa, KS).
From these isolates the amplification of the coagulase (coa) gene yielded three different PCR products approximately 204bp to 490bp while spa (spa-X) gene produced five different products ranging in size from 190bp to 320bp.
Evolution of slime production by coagulase negative Staphylococci and enterotoxigenic characteristics of Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated from various human clinical specimens.
Identification of coagulase positive and coagulase negative staphylococci.