Moraxella

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Moraxella

[mə′rak·sə·lə]
(microbiology)
A genus of bacteria that are parasites of mucous membranes.
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pneumoniae high nonsusceptibility at 5% of strains and beta-lactamase production by Moraxella catarrhalis at 100% of strains.
The most common organisms isolated in order of frequency were Klebsiella pneumonia (36%) and least common were Moraxella catarrhalis (2%).
Yagi, Substituent Effects on the Antibacterial Activity of Nitrogen-Carbon-Linked (azolylphenyl) Oxazolidinones with Expanded Activity Against the Fastidious Gram-Negative Organisms Haemophilus influenza and Moraxella catarrhalis, J.
Moraxella catarrhalis, Haemophilus influenza, and Alloiococcus otitidis are classified as fastidious Bacteria.
Moraxella catarrhalis is not commonly associated with prosthetic joint infection (PJI).
2) Other bacterial causes of CAP include Moraxella catarrhalis, Staphylococcus aureus (typically occurring after influenza infection, and increasingly involving methicillin-resistant S aureus [MRSA]), and Group A streptococci, as well as the "atypical" bacterial pathogens: Chlamydophila pneumoniae, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, and Legionella species.
Acute Otitis Media in pediatric patients one year and older with tympanostomy tubes due to Haemophilus influenzae, Moraxella catarrhalis, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus, and Streptococcus pneumoniae.
aeruginosa (ATCC 25619 and clinical isolates), Bordetella bronchiseptica (ATCC 4617, ATCC 10580), Escherichia coli (ATCC 25922, ATCC 700973), Burkholderia cenocepacia (ATCC 25608 and clinical isolates), Acinetobacter lwoffii (ATCC 17925), Acinetobacter baumannii (ATCC 19606), Moraxella catarrhalis (ATCC 8176), Bacillus subtilis (ATCC 6633), and S.
Moraxella catarrhalis is an important pathogen that causes a lower respiratory tract infection in healthy hosts and patients with chronic lung disease.
10 The study aimed at determining the prevalence of Moraxella catarrhalis and the effectiveness of several antibiotics against it in lower respiratory tract infections (LRTIs).
In our study similar to previous studies the most commonly detected bacteria in both culture and PCR were Streptococcus pneumoniae Haemophilus influenzae Moraxella catarrhalis Mycoplasma pneumoniae and Staphylococcus aureus.
Isolates of Haemophilus influenzae, Moraxella catarrhalis and isolates of Staphylococcus aureus susceptible to penicillin were tested for the production of beta-lactamase using nitrocefin test.