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Table 1 The characteristics of the coagulase-negative staphylococcal isolates used in this study

From: Local host response following an intramammary challenge with Staphylococcus fleurettii and different strains of Staphylococcus chromogenes in dairy heifers

Strain Origin Colony characteristics References
Color Shape Consistency In vitro growth inhibition of S. aureus
S. fleurettii Sawdust Grey Round Creamy No [9]
S. chromogenes (teat apex; TA) Heifer’s teat apex Beige Round Creamy Yes [19]
S. chromogenes (intramammary; IM) Intramammary infection in a cow lasting >300 days Orange Round Creamy No [9]