- a of or relating to the staphylococcus bacteria
a staphylococcal infection
- For this reason, staphylococcal disease has been a constant problem in the hospital environment.
- In 1944, for example, penicillin appeared to be a magic bullet against staphylococcal infections.
- Cleansers like pHisoHex are credited with checking virulent staphylococcal infections among newborn infants.