Citrobacter


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Citrobacter

[‚si·trō′bak·tər]
(microbiology)
A genus of bacteria in the family Enterobacteriaceae; motile rods that utilize citrate as the only carbon source.
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In this study, Citrobacter species was commonly isolated from Surgery MICU, ICU and Emergency ward suggesting the hospital acquired infection.
oxytoca, and Citrobacter freundii, can be found in powdered infant formula (24,25).
DNA extracts from selected pathogens, including agents that are most commonly encountered in cases of hospitalacquired pneumonia (14), were tested: Enterobacter aerogenes, Proteus mirabilis, Citrobacter freundii, Escherichia coli, Citrobacter koseri, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Enterobacter cloacae, Serratia marcescens, Haemophilus influenzae, Moraxella catarrhalis, Acinetobacter baumanii, Stenotrophomonas maltophila, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Bacteroides fragilis, Prevotella intermedia, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Streptococcus oralis, Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Candida albicans, CMV, HSV1, and adenovirus.
Among other organisms isolated are Klebsiella pneumoniae, Enterococcus faecalis, Pseudomonas aeroginosa, Acinetobacter baumannii, Proteus mirabilis, Citrobacter koseri, Enterobacter aerogenes and coagulase negative Staphylococci, which is consistent with studies conducted by Mita et al.
By using the API system (4), the isolates were identified as Citrobacter youngae, C.
Escherichia coli is the most common isolate (64) followed by Klebsiella (56), Proteus (14), Pseudomonas (13) and Citrobacter (9).
and Citrobacter species showed resistance to some disinfectants and antiseptic solutions.
and Escherichia coli but may also occur in other gram-negative bacteria, including Enterobacter, Salmonella, Proteus, and Citrobacter spp.
Clin Infect Dis 1995 ;20:1497-[ILLEGIBLE TEXT] Warner RD, Carr RW, McClesky FK, Johnson PC, Goldy-Elmer LM, [ILLEGIBLE TEXT] large nontypical outbreak of Norwalk virus: gastroenteritis associated with celery to nonpotable water and with Citrobacter freundii.
Distribution of etiological agents, in 82 culture positive samples--Staphylococci, Pseudomonas, Escherichia coli, Proteus mirabilis, Klebsiella species and Citrobacter were isolated in pure culture which has come up to 74%.
Other pathogens displaying similar histopathologic features include Hafnia alvei, Citrobacter rodentium (formerly C.