Staphylococcus chromogenes

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Staphylococcus chromogenes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Firmicutes
Class: Bacilli
Order: Bacillales
Family: Staphylococcaceae
Genus: Staphylococcus
Species: S. chromogenes
Binomial name
Staphylococcus chromogenes

Staphylococcus chromogenes is a Gram-positive, coagulase-negative member of the bacterial genus Staphylococcus consisting of clustered cocci. The species is associated with mastitis in dairy animals.[1]


  1. ^ Nickerson, SC (Feb 16, 2009). "Control of heifer mastitis: antimicrobial treatment-an overview.". Veterinary microbiology. 134 (1-2): 128–35. PMID 18963599. doi:10.1016/j.vetmic.2008.09.019. 

Further reading[edit]

Vanderhaeghen, W; Piepers, S; Leroy, F; Van Coillie, E; Haesebrouck, F; De Vliegher, S (June 18, 2014). "Invited review: Effect, persistence, and virulence of coagulase-negative Staphylococcus species associated with ruminant udder health". Journal of Dairy Science. 97 (9). PMID 24952781. doi:10.3168/jds.2013-7775. 

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