Staphylococcus epidermidis Growing on Blood Agar

Note there is no hemolysis (gamma reaction) on the blood agar and the organism is sensitive to the antibiotic novobiocin as shown by the zone of inhibition around the Taxo NB® disc. (See close up image.)
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Last updated: September, 2017