Klebsiella rhinoscleromatis


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Klebsiella rhinoscleromatis

[‚kleb·zē‚el·ə ‚rī·nō‚skler·ə′mäd·əs]
(microbiology)
A gram-negative, nonmotile, pathogenic species of bacteria that causes the upper respiratory disease rhinoscleroma.
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Klebsiella rhinoscleromatis resides in these histiocytes.
Klebsiella rhinoscleromatis is a gram-negative, encapsulated, nonmotile, diplobacillus member of the family Enterobacteriaceae.