Pseudomonas luteola

  • General information

    • the following information is not yet verified
      Family: Pseudomonadaceae
      Formerly: Chryseomonas

      Natural habitat
      Is an oppertunistic pathogen, found ubiquitously in damp enviroments.

      Clinical significance
      P. luteola is a rare cause of infections in humans.
      There have been case reports of a variety of different infections, including bacteremia, cellulitis, osteomyelitis, peritonitis, endocarditis, and postsurgical meningitis.

      Also infections in patients with underlying diseases or in association with foreign body.

  • Gram stain

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      Gram negative rods,

      0.8 x 2.5 µm

  • Culture characteristics

    • the following information is not yet verified

      Obligate Aerobic

      They typically exhibit rough, dry, wrinkled, adherent, non-hemolytic colonies or, more rarely, smooth colonies.

      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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