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 (kō-ăg′yə-lās′, -lāz′)
Any of various enzymes, such as rennin or thrombin, that induce coagulation.


(Biochemistry) any enzyme that causes coagulation of blood


(koʊˈæg yəˌleɪs, -ˌleɪz)
an enzyme that causes coagulation, esp. of the blood.
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Noun1.coagulase - an enzyme that induces coagulation
enzyme - any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions
thrombin - an enzyme that acts on fibrinogen in blood causing it to clot
chymosin, rennin - an enzyme that occurs in gastric juice; causes milk to coagulate
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Tenders are invited to carry out: The Provision Of Services For The UK National Reference Laboratories For Microbiology An NRL is required for the following areas in food: Listeria monocytogenes, Coagulase positive Staphylococci including Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, including Verotoxigenic E.
These samples were 2 Hurley stage 1 samples yielding pure culture of Propionibacterium acnes and 2 samples yielding corynebacteria, Enterobacteriaceae, and coagulase negative staphylococci.
Typical colonies-yellow colonies showing Mannitol fermentation were cultured in Brain Heart Infusion broth (Fluka, India) (BHI) for 24 h at 37[degrees]C and tested using standard microbiological procedures such as Gram staining, catalase and oxidase reactions, coagulase by test tube technique and TDNase.
aureus were further characterized using gram-staining, testing for catalase, and coagulase testing (Pastorex Staph-Plus kit, Bio-Rad).
Each Pathogenica kit provides reagents for identification of the following pathogens and drug resistance markers per sample: Acinetobacter baumannii, Clostridium difficile, Escherichia coli, Enterococcus faecalis, Enterococcus faecium, Enterobacter aerogenes, Enterobacter cloacae, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Proteus mirabilis, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Coagulase negative Staph (S.
Bacteria exhibiting a catalase positive reaction were examined further by the coagulase test to differentiate the potential of Staph.
Management of the catheter in documented catheterrelated coagulase negative staphylococcal bacteremia: remove or retain?
Therefore, the laboratories are only able to classify isolates into coagulase-positive (CPS) or coagulase-negative Staphylococcus, according to the results yielded by the tube coagulase test.
The most common cause of infections was a bacteria that lives on the skin called coagulase negative staphylococci.
Foram realizadas pesquisas de coliformes a 45[degrees]C pela tecnica do Numero Mais Provavel (NMP), contagem de Estafilococos Coagulase Positiva pela tecnica direta; pesquisa de Salmonella pela tecnica de isolamento e Bolores e Leveduras, utilizando meio de PDA, de acordo com a APHA (2001).
Then followed by the specific biochemical test for Staphylococcus aureus such as catalase and coagulase tests were carried out.
Key words Coagulase negative staphylococci--methicillin resistance--methicillin resistant staphylococci--methicillin sensitive staphylococci--restriction fragment length polymorphism