Specifically recognizes peptidoglycan of Staphylococcus aureus, Protein A-negative Staph. aureus and Staph epidermidis. Does not cross-react with Streptococcus sp., Mycoplasma sp. or Corynebacteria sp.
The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
Use at an assay dependent dilution.
Staphylococcus aureus are gram-positive bacteria that, although part of the normal flora of humans (nasal passages, skin and mucous membranes), have the potential to become opportunistic pathogens. S. aureus is a frequent cause of a wide range of infections and some bacterial strains have become resistant to many commonly used antibiotics.
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