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Pseudomonas

A genus of gram-negative, nonsporeforming, rod-shaped bacteria. Motile species possess polar flagella. They are strictly aerobic, but some members do respire anaerobically in the presence of nitrate. Some species produce acids oxidatively from carbohydrates; none is fermentative and none photosynthetic.

Members of the genus Pseudomonas cause a variety of infective diseases; some species cause disease of plants. One species, P. mallei, is a mammalian parasite, and is the causative agent of glanders, an infectious disease of horses that occasionally is transmitted to humans by direct contact. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is the most significant cause of hospital-acquired infections, particularly in predisposed patients with metabolic, hematologic, and malignant diseases. The spectrum of clinical disease ranges from urinary tract infections to septicemia, pneumonia, meningitis, and infections of postsurgical and posttraumatic wounds. See Meningitis, Pneumonia

Pseudomonas

[‚süd·ə′mōn·əs]
(microbiology)
A genus of gram-negative, motile, non-spore-forming, rod-shaped bacteria that cause a variety of infectious diseases in animals and humans (such as glanders and melioidosis) and in plants.
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In February the Department of Health also wrote to chief executives of NHS trusts reminding them to take regular risk assessments to establish if water that has direct or indirect patient contact is contaminated with Pseudomonas.
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Dr Chris Burton, medical director of the North Bristol NHS Trust, said: "In August a premature baby sadly died in Southmead Hospital neonatal intensive care unit and pseudomonas infection contributed to the death.
Dr Chris Burton, medical director of North Bristol NHS Trust, said: "In August a premature baby sadly died in Southmead Hospital neonatal intensive care unit and pseudomonas infection contributed to the death.