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Pseudomonas stutzeri

  • General information

    • the following information is not yet verified
      Taxonomy
      Family: Pseudomonadaceae

      Natural habitat
      Occurs everywhere in soil and water. Is also found in humus, manure, straw, sewage, stagnant water, utensils in hospitals and eye makeup

      Clinical significance
      Infections are rare and mostly in patients with underlying disease and who have been exposed to contaminated medical instruments and solutions.

  • Gram stain

    • the following information is not yet verified
      Gram-negative rods.

      0.5-1 by 1.5-5 µm

  • Culture characteristics

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      Obligate Aerobic

      Most colonies are wrinkled, leathery, dry and adherent.

      They produce a light yellow to brown pigment.

      Colony variation, becoming smooth, butyrous and pale, after repeated passages.

      McConkey growth, non lactose fermenter

      BBAØ no growth

  • Characteristics

  • References

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

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