Micrococcus luteus

Micrococcus luteus is an aerobic, Gram-positive, spherical or coned bacterium of the Micrococcaceae family.

In immunocompromised people, Micrococcus luteus may lead to skin infections.

The main transmission path is direct or indirect contact with contaminated persons or objects.

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Cluster-forming cocci
Typical representatives: Staphylococci are the most common cluster-forming cocci.

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