Ochrobium

Ochrobium

[ō′krō·bē·əm]
(microbiology)
A genus of bacteria in the family Siderocapsaceae; cells are ellipsoidal to rod-shaped and are surrounded by a delicate sheath, resembling a horseshoe, that is heavily embedded with iron oxides.
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In the mupirocin cream group one isolate each of Aeromonas caviae, Ochrobium anthoropi, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Serratia liquifaciens and in the cephalexin group one isolate each of Enterobacter cloacae, S aureus, and group B Streptococcus appeared as superinfecting pathogens.