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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The Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency said Friday that all four premature babies were found to have died of septicemia caused by Citrobacter freundii.
4%), Citrobacter freundii 33 (1%), Enterobacter cloacae 33 (1%) followed by others like Acinetobacter lwoffii, Salmonella paratyphi A, Enterobacter aerogenes, Klebsiella oxytoca, Serratia marcescens, Proteus vulgaris, Providencia species and Morganella morganii.
The microorganisms Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Pseudomonas aurantiaca , Salmonella typhi, Stenotroph maltophilia, Enterobacter cloacae, Enterobacter aerogenes, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Bacillus subtilis and Bacillus megaterium were obtained from Children Hospital, Lahore, while Achromobacter xylosoxidans, Azospirillum lipoferum and Citrobacter freundii, were obtained from biotechnology laboratory, FC College, Lahore.
2) Total 2088 (100) * Citrobacter freundii, Enterobacter cloacae, Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, Proteus vulgaris, Morganella morganiii Streptococus pyogenes, Enterecoccus faecium, Providencia rettgeri, Serratia marcescens, Citrobacter koseri, Salmonella spp.
4 The genes for Amp C beta- lactamases are usually found on chromosomes of various members of family Enterobacteriaceae like Enterobacter species, Shigella, Providencia, Citrobacter freundii, Morganella morganii, Serratia, and Escherichia coli.
The two tests: biochemical reaction and API results coincided with the following species: Salmonella enterica, Citrobacter freundii, Enterobacter agglomerans, Pseudomona fluorescens and Escherichia coli
Although ecthyma gangrenosum has been reported most commonly in relation with Pseudomonas aeruginosa, it may also be related with other bacteriae including Aeromonas hydrophila, Staphylococcus aureus, Serratia marcescens, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumonia and Citrobacter freundii and even fungi (Aspergillus spp, Mucor spp, Candida spp) (5, 6).
Profile of microorganisms and antimicrobial resistance at a tertiary care referral burn centre in Iran: emergence of Citrobacter freundii as a common microorganism.
Citrobacter freundii showed higher prevalence range (60-100%) during work among the abattoir workers.