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Pseudomonas aeruginosa print that page


It is a Gram-negative , aerobic , rod-shaped bacterium with unipolar motility . [ 2 ] An opportunistic human pathogen , P. aeruginosa is also an opportunistic pathogen of plants. [ 3 ] P. aeruginosa is the type species of the genus Pseudomonas (Migula 1894). [ 4 ] P. aeruginosa

Hot tub folliculitis print that page

This condition is caused by an infection of hair follicles due to the bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa . The bacteria is commonly found in hot tubs , water slides , and such places. Children are more prone to this because they usually stay in the water longer than adults. Hot tub folliculitis

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Pseudomonas print that page


Recently, 16S rRNA sequence analysis has redefined the taxonomy of many bacterial species. [ 1 ] As a result the genus Pseudomonas includes strains formerly classified in the genera Chryseomonas and Flavimonas . [ 2 ] Other strains previously classified in the genus Pseudomonas are

Burkholderia pseudomallei print that page


Chromobacterium violaceum or other non-fermenting gram-negative bacilli such as Burkholderia cepacia or Pseudomonas aeruginosa . [ 10 ] [ 11 ] Again, because the disease is rarely seen in western countries, identification of the bacterium B. pseudomallei in cultures may not actually trigger

Antimicrobial copper-alloy touch surfaces print that page

Touch surfaces that are in frequent use and that are not made with copper alloys can easily accumulate a variety of harmful microbes ( viruses , bacteria , etc.). These microbes can often survive on touch surfaces for surprisingly long periods of time (e.g., for more than 30 days on some popular

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Escherichia coli print that page


A strain of E. coli is a sub-group within the species that has unique characteristics that distinguish it from other E. coli strains. These differences are often detectable only on the molecular level; however, they may result in changes to the physiology or lifecycle of the bacterium. For

Burkholderia cepacia complex print that page


JCM 5964 LMG 1222 NBRC 14074 NCCB 76047 NCPPB 2993 NCTC 10743 NRRL B-14810 Synonyms Pseudomonas cepacia Burkholder 1950 Pseudomonas multivorans Stanier et al. 1966 Pseudomonas cepacia (ex Burkholder 1950) Palleroni and Holmes 1981 Pseudomonas kingii Jonsson 1970

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There are approximately ten times as many bacterial cells in the human flora as there are human cells in the body, with large numbers of bacteria on the skin and as gut flora . [ 6 ] The vast majority of the bacteria in the body are rendered harmless by the protective effects of the immune

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Bacteriophages are much more specific than antibiotics , so they can hypothetically be chosen to be indirectly harmless not only to the host organism (human, animal, or plant ), but also to other beneficial bacteria , such as gut flora , reducing the chances of opportunistic infections . They

Antibiotic resistance print that page

3 Resistant pathogens 3.1 Staphylococcus aureus 3.2 Streptococcus and Enterococcus 3.3 Pseudomonas aeruginosa 3.4 Clostridium difficile 3.5 Salmonella and E. coli 3.6 Acinetobacter baumannii 4 Alternatives 4.1 Prevention 4.2 Phage therapy 5 Research 5.1 New medications

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