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What does CONS stand for?

CONS stands for Coagulase Negative Staphylococci

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The hemolytic patterns and coagulase reaction with rabbit plasma were used to differentiate between Staphylococcus aureus and coagulase negative staphylococci (CNS), and the esculin hydrolysis and CAMP reaction were used to identify Streptococcus agalactiae and environmental streptococci.
All coagulase negative staphylococci were tested for antibiotic susceptibility against cefazolin (30 [micro]g), ciprofloxacin (5 [micro]g), moxifloxacin (5 [micro]g), norfloxacin (10 [micro]g), gentamicin (10 [micro]g), tobramycin (10 [micro]g), ofloxacin (5 [micro]g), and penicillin G (10 units) by Kirby bauer disc diffusion method (17).