Staphylococcus capitis

An aerobic gram-positive coccus that produces smooth white, occasionally gray-white colonies. It does not produce either free or bound coagulase. Some isolates may produce hemolysins. It is the predominant species of the human scalp, forehead, eyebrows, face, neck and ears. Rarely an opportunistic pathogen for humans and primates.

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