Identification of Staphylococcus aureus and coagulase-negative staphylococci in some edible nuts


Vural A., Erkan M. E. , Ozekinci T.

JOURNAL OF FOOD AGRICULTURE & ENVIRONMENT, cilt.6, ss.82-85, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF FOOD AGRICULTURE & ENVIRONMENT
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.82-85

Özet

In this study, 217 edible nut samples have been investigated regarding Staphylococcus aureus and coagulase-negative staphylococci (CNS). S. aureus was isolated in 26 (11.98%) samples, whereas CNS were isolated in 98 (45.16%) samples. Number of samples for different isolated CNS species was as follows: S. arlettae 19 (8.76%), S. saprophyticus 14 (6.45%), S. xylosus 12 (5.53%), S. epidermis 11 (5.07%), S. hominis 11 (5.07%), S. simulans 9 (4.15%), S. haemolyticus 7 (3.23%), S. lentus 6 (2.76%), S. equorum 4 (1.84%), S. sciuri 2 (0.92%), S. warneri 2 (0.92%) and S. capitis subsp. capitis 1 (0.46%).