Published in Cardiovascular Device Liability Week, February 1st, 2009
"Aerococcus urinae is a Gram-positive coccus that is arranged in clusters resembling Staphylococcus, but its growth characteristics and colonial morphology are closer to that of an alpha-hemolytic Streptococcus. This organism may initially be dismissed as a contaminant in clinical cultures from nonsterile sites," wrote M. Kass and colleagues.
The researchers concluded: "We report a representative case and...
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