Staphylococcus saprophyticus

Staph. saprophyticus is a coagulase-negative, gram-positive coccus. It’s positive on the aurex test. It is resistant to novobiocin in contrast to other coagulase-negative staphylococci.

Staph. saprophyticus is a colonist of the urinary tract and a frequent source of uncomplicated urinary tract infection.

Therapy (from SWAB):

  • nitrofurantoine
  • trimethoprim
  • fosfomycin

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