Achromobacter


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Achromobacter

[‚ā′krō·mə‚bak·tər]
(microbiology)
A genus of motile and nonmotile, gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria in the family Achromobacteraceae.
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Nine predominant bacterial genera; Achromobacter, Alcaligenes, Aeromonas, Bacillus, Chromobacterium, Corynebacterium, Micrococcus, Pseudomonas and Serratia were identified.
The familiar respiratory pathogens in cystic fibrosis are Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa, but new pathogens including nontuberculous mycobacteria, Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, Burk-holderia cepacia, and Achromobacter xylosoxidans are evolving.
can be misidentified as phenotypically similar organisms, such as Bordetella bronchiseptica and Achromobacter spp.
Strain AYS3 showed 100% similarity with Achromobacter xylosoxidans and found to be closely related to Achromobater denitrificans by phylogenetic analysis.
Acinetobacter, Achromobacter, Chryseobacterium, Moraxella, and other nonfermentative Gram-negative rods.
The reference strains included in the numerical taxonomy study were: Achromobacter denitrificans CECT (Coleccion Espanola de Cultivos Tipo, Valencia, Spain) [449.
Duggan JM, Goldstein SJ, Chenoweth CE, et al: Achromobacter xylosoxidans bacteremia: report of four cases and review of literature.
Karns recently described how enzymes produced by Flavobacterium degrade coumaphos, a pesticide used to kill insect pests of livestock, and how Achromobacter enzymes degrade carbofuran, a pesticide used to control corn rootworm and other crop insects.
TMB-1 was reported in 2012 in an Achromobacter xylosoxidans isolate from a hospital in Tripoli, Libya (8); TMB-2 was later reported in Japan (9).
There are different genera of decomposing bacteria which some of them are Nocardia, Pseudomonas, Coryneform, Alcaligenes, Arthrobacter, Bacillus, Flauobacterium, Acinetobacter and Achromobacter.
Organisms belonging to a Shewanella species were first isolated in 1931 by Derby and Hammer from dairy products and classified as Achromobacter putrefaciens (2).