(c) Costin Stoica
Staphylococcus devriesei
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Phylum Firmicutes, Class Bacilli, Order Bacillales, Family Staphylococcaceae, Genus Staphylococcus, Staphylococcus devriesei
Supre et al. 2010.
Gram-positive cocci occuring in pairs or small clusters. Non-spore-forming.
Non-motile.
Colonies are 3-4 mm in diameter after 48 h of growth on Colombia blood agar with
5% sheep blood at 35 ºC, have a zone of complete haemolysis of 1 mm and are
grey-yellow, yellow or yellow-orange, smooth and glistening. Facultatively anaerobic.
Isolated from milk (1 strain) and teat apices of dairy cows (9 strains). Sensitive to novobiocin.
Undetermined.
  1. Karlien Supre, Sarne De Vliegher, Ilse Cleenwerck, Katrien Engelbeen, Stefanie Van Trappen, Sofie Piepers, Otlis C. Sampimon,
    Ruth N. Zadoks, Paul De Vos, and Freddy Haesebrouck, 2010. Staphylococcus devriesei sp. nov., isolated from teat apices and
    milk of dairy cows. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 60, 2739-2744.
Positive results for acetyl methyl carbinol utilization, arginine dihydrolase, catalase,
beta-glucosidase, acid production from: D-fructose, D-glucose, D-galactose, lactose,
maltose, D-ribose, sucrose, L-sorbose & trehalose.

Negative results for alkaline phosphatase, coagulase, clumping factor, DN-ase, beta-glucuronidase, beta-galactosidase, oxidase,
pyrrolidonyl aminopeptidase, acid production from: amygdalin, D-adonitol, arabinose, arabitol, cellobiose, erythritol, D-fucose,
gentiobiose, raffinose, salicin, D-sorbitol, D-tagatose, xylitol & xylose.

Variable results for aesculin ferric citrate reaction, nitrate reduction, urease, acid production from: D-mannitol, D-mannose,
melezitose & glycerol.
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