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Definition: Gram-positive bacteria. Natural populations of Staphylococcus are found on the skin and mucous membranes.

Pronunciation: staf'i-lō-kok'sī

Body System: Lymphatic

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ICD10 Codes Containing Term: staphylococci

P36.30 Sepsis of newborn due to unspecified staphylococci
P36.39 Sepsis of newborn due to other staphylococci
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