Bacteria photos: Staphylococcus aureus colonies

Staphylococcus aureus colony morphology

golden staph colony morphology on tryptic soy agar

Staphylococcus aureus colony morhology on tryptic soy agar. Cultivation 24 hours in an aerobic atmosphere, 37°C.

Individual colonies on agar are round, convex, and 1 to 4 mm in diameter with a sharp border. Most strains are not mucoid.