Acinetobacter

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Acinetobacter

[‚as·ə‚nēd·ə′bak·tər]
(microbiology)
A genus of nonmotile, short, plump, almost spherical rods in the family Neisseriaceae; strictly aerobic; resistant to penicillin.
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Keywords: Acinetobacter calcoaceticus baumannii, Acinetobacter lwoffii, Carbapenem-resistant, Carbapenemase.
Al Beloushi said that he and his co-researchers -- Prof Nejib Guizani and Prof Gary Dykes -- also observed high levels of contamination with bacteria, such as Acinetobacter Lwoffii, Staphylococcus aureus and Enterobacter cloacae, that usually originate from human and non-human sources during catching, sun drying and handling after processing.
Three different commercial automated systems identified the organism as Acinetobacter lwoffii, Pseudomonas luteola, and Yersinia pseudotuberculosis, respectively.