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Cupriavidus respiraculi

  • General information

    • the following information is not yet verified
      Taxonomy
      Family: Burkholderiaceae
      Formerly: Ralstonia

      Natural habitat
      They are found worldwide in the environment, water, soil, on plants, fruits and vegetables.
      Because they survive in a moist environment, they can also cause problems in a hospital.

      Clinical significance
      Is rarely found as a cause of infection.
      Are isolated from CF patients.
      Still, the pathogenic role in this uncertain.

  • Gram stain

    • the following information is not yet verified
      Short Gram negative rods,

      lying alone, in pairs or short chains.

  • Culture characteristics

    • the following information is not yet verified

      Obligate Aerobic

      Grows slowly in primary isolations (> -72 hours), after 24 hours, very small colon

      The colonies are smooth, convex, with a circular edge and do not form pigment.

      McConkey growth, non lactose fermenter

      BBAØ no growth

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