Summary: Representative coagulase-positive staphylococci that had been examined for their production of diffusible antigens, α- and -haemolysins, fibrino-lysin and pigment, were typed by bacteriophage. Among strains from human sources there was no significant association between the phage group and the other properties. Strains of staphylococci obtained from animals seemed, however, to form a different biological group from those from human beings.


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