Kocuria, Bacteria, Kocuria rhizophila, Micrococcus roseus, Micrococcaceae
Kocuria kristinae, formerly known as Micrococcus kristinae is a gram positive bacteria first isolated from the rhizoplane of the Typha angustifolia The normal habitat for this Kocuria species is skin, and has also been found in the urinary tract of patients with urinary tract infections. Its type strain is ATCC 27566. It is associated with acute cholecystitis. It grows in tetrads, irregular clusters, and cubical packets of eight. It is strictly aerobic.