Enterobacter


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Related to Enterobacter: Enterobacteriaceae, enterococcus, Citrobacter, Enterobacter cloacae, Enterobacter aerogenes

Enterobacter

[‚ent·ə·rō′bak·tər]
(microbiology)
A genus of bacteria in the family Enterobacteriaceae; motile rods found in the intestine of humans and other animals; some strains are encapsulated.
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Enterobacter sakazakii is a Gram-negative rod-shaped bacterium within the family Enterobacteriaceae.
Genotypic and phenotypic analysis of Enterobacter sakazakii strains from an outbreak resulting in fatalities in a neonatal intensive care unit in France.
In 2005, IMI-2 (99% aa identity to IMI-1) in Enterobacter asburiae isolated from rivers in the United States was reported.
pneumoniae 4 HPD Enterobacter cloacae 3 20247 Enterobacter sakazakii 5 24246 Escherichia.
pneumoniae, and 1 Enterobacter aerogenes) that grew on LB agar plates supplemented with 500 mg of arbekacin per liter were subjected to the typing of 16S rRNA methylase genes by a multiplex PCR.
Three cases of neonatal meningitis caused by Enterobacter sakazakii in powdered milk.
At the end of 2002, an outbreak of aminoglycoside-resistant Enterobacter cloacae infections with variable susceptibility for ciprofloxacin was detected in the University Medical Center Utrecht (UMCU), the Netherlands, involving >80 patients (10).
The bacteria species listed in the EPA registration are: Staphylococcus aureus; Enterobacter aerogenes; Escherichia coli O157:H7 (E.
These organisms included gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria and yeast: Acinetobacter baumannii, Campylobacter jejuni, Candida albicans, other yeast, Enterobacter agglomerans, Enterococcus faecalis, Escherichia coli, Streptococcus spp.
pneumoniae (N = 471) (N = 636) Antibiotic N Overall Range N Overall Range Ampicillin 396 84 78-90 623 98 88-100 Cefuroxime 52 11 5-37 330 52 31-62 Ceftriaxone/ 47 10 3-14 293 46 13-61 cefotaxime Cefepime 28 6 0-11 280 44 12-59 Co-amoxiclav 78 37 15-52 330 52 22-61 Piperacillin- 52 11 4-18 254 40 26-53 tazobactam Ciprofloxacin 95 20 12-26 197 31 0-49 Levofloxacin 90 19 9-31 203 32 0-49 Ertapenem 0 0 -- 12 2 0-10 Imipenem 0 0 -- 0 0 -- Meropenem 0 0 -- 0 0 -- Enterobacter spp.
Enterobacter, Escherichia coli, Citrobacter, Salmonella and Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus (Table).
Infections stemming from Enterobacter sakazakii are rare.