Casting a new light on bacteria

ALICE FRASER Non-aureus staphylococci (NAS) isolated from cultures of milk samples, are often reported as coagulase-negative staphylococci (CoNS) – this was historically based on their ability to clot rabbit plasma, a key manual identification step in conventional bacteriologic methods for staphylococci. With the increased use of MALDI-TOF, which, as detailed previously,  increases the ability to […]