|Species/Subspecies:||Staphylococcus schleiferi subsp. schleiferi|
|Etymology:||Genus name: bunch of grape-like coccus (coccus means a grain or berry|
Species epithet: named after the German microbiologist Karl Heinz Schleifer, for his contributions to the taxonomy of Gram-positive bacteria
Subspecies epithet: see species epithet.
|Significance:||[Of minor importance]|
|Type Strain:||N850274 = ATCC 43808 = CCUG 25351 = NCTC 12218|
||Forms nonpigmented low, glistening and medium sized colonies (3-5 mm in diameter). Weakly haemolytic.|
|Micromorphology:||Nonmotile cocci (0.8-1.0 µm in diameter), which appear singly, in pair, in clusters and in chains.|
|Gram +/Gram -:||G+|
|Other Enzymes:||Coagulase -, urease -|
|Fermentation of carbohydrates:||
|16S rRNA Seq.:|
||About 70 species and subspecies have been described within the genus Staphylococcus. S. schleiferi is closely related to S. pseudintermedius, S. delphini and S. intermedius.|
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