Definition of staphylococcal in US English:



  • See staphylococcus

    • ‘The sensitivity according to the causative organism ranges from 90 percent in pneumococcal or staphylococcal meningitis to less than 50 percent in Listeria meningitis.’
    • ‘Studies have shown that indwelling central venous catheters may contribute to the increased incidence of infections with staphylococcal organisms, especially Staphylococcus epidermidis.’
    • ‘Sputum and tissue cultures usually reveal staphylococcal or streptococcal organisms as causative pathogens.’
    • ‘Common bacteria involved in brain abscesses include streptococcal and staphylococcal bacteria.’
    • ‘The streptococcal pyrogenic exotoxins together with the staphylococcal enterotoxin build a large family of bacterial superantigens.’