Wound: Staphylococcus pseudintermedius – Shipped May 14, 2018
A simulated wound collected from 63 male with leg wound was sent to category A and B laboratories.
Participants were expected to report Staphylococcus pseudintermedius and perform susceptibility testing.
MAIN EDUCATIONAL POINTS from M181-2
- Staphylococcus pseudintermedius is a recently identified coagulase-positive Staphylococcus species and is an important pathogen of zoonotic origin
- Methicillin resistance is rapidly emerging in S. pseudintermedius.