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
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
The most common cause of infections was a bacteria that lives on the skin called coagulase
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