Tag: Staphylococci

  • Staphylococci


    HISTORY: Staphylococci were found in pus by Pasteur in 1880. In 1883, Ogston created the “Staph” to describe these grains (Kokkos) grouped in irregular clusters in the manner of a bunch of grapes (Staphylos). In 1884, Rosenbach obtained pure cultures of these bacteria. He divided the genus Staphylococcus into two groups depending on whether the…