Micrococcus Luteus Microbiology Lab

Are you wondering what Micrococcus Luteus is? The name might be familiar for those of us that have Microbiology lab. Micrococcus Luteus is found on human skin, soil, and water. Micrococcus Luteus is considered normal flora, however, patients with compromised immunity can develop sores on their skin from the bacteria. Lately more and more patients are developing problems from Micrococcus Luteus when their immune system is weakened. It is now being considere an opportunistic pathogen. For more information on Micrococcus Lutes go to this site.

http://microbewiki.kenyon.edu/index.php/Micrococcus

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