Caption: Staphylococcus warneri - coccoid, Gram-positive prokaryote. Staphylococcus warneri is a common commensal bacterium found on the skin of humans and animals. It is a coagulase-negative Staphylococcus sp. that rarely causes disease but it may cause infection in immunocompromised patients. It occasionally has been associated with cases of septicemia and bacteremia. Staphylococcus warneri is sensitive to the antibiotic, vancomycin.
Magnification*: x6,000
Type: SEM
Copyright 2007 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
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