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Acidovorax

  • General information

    • the following information is not yet verified
      Taxonomy
      Family: Pseudomonadaceae
      formerly Pseudomonas
      A. delafieldii
      A. facilis
      A. temperans


      Natural habitat
      They are found in water and soil and can survive for prolonged periods in moist environments.

      Clinical significance
      They have been isolated from a variety of clinical sources, including blood from a patient with a hematological malignancy.
      They have also been recovered from sputa of persons with cystic fibrosis (CF).

  • Gram stain

    • the following information is not yet verified
      Straight or slightly curved Gram negative rods,

      1-5 x 0.5-1 µm,

      lying solitair or in short chains

  • Culture characteristics

    • the following information is not yet verified

      Obligate aerobic / Non-Fermenter (NF)

      BA colonies are yellow and not hemolytic.
      A.facilis no pigment

      McConkey pale colonies ► non lactose fermenter
      ► A.facilis no growth

      BBAØ no growth

  • Characteristics

  • References

    • James Versalovic et al.(2011) Manual of Clinical Microbiology 10th Edition


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