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The effect of carbohydrates on the production of staphylococcal pigment
  1. A. E. Brown,
  2. Hilda R. Harris
  1. Department of Pathology, General Hospital, West Hartlepool, Co. Durham


    The effect of the presence of carbohydrates on the pigmentation of Staphylococcus aureus was investigated. It was shown that pigmentation is greatly increased in the presence of those carbohydrates which are fermented by the organism. This effect may be due to the products of fermentation.

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