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Staphylococcaceae
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Staphylococcus aureus
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Staphylococcaceae

Schleifer and Bell 2010
Genera

Abyssicoccus
Aliicoccus
Auricoccus
Corticicoccus
Jeotgalicoccus
Macrococcus
Nosocomiicoccus
Salinicoccus
Staphylococcus

Staphylococcaceae is a family of bacteria. The bacteria of this family are gram-positive. Some of the genus Staphylococcus are harmful: they are pathogens.

Systematics

The Staphylococcaceae belong to order Bacillales and consists of the following genera:

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