Pseudomonas aeruginosa

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Pseudomonas aeruginosa

[‚süd·ə‚mōn·əs ‚ar·ə·jə′nō·sə]
(microbiology)
An opportunistic pathogen that is the most significant cause of hospital-acquired infections, particularly in predisposed patients with metabolic, hematologic, and malignant diseases. It produces toxic factors such as lipase, esterase, lecithinase, elastase, and endotoxin, some of which may contribute to its pathogenesis.
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Attempts to transfer rmtC from all 3 isolates to rifampin-resistant Escherichia coli 20R764 and ciprofloxacin-resistant P.
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Comparison of the swab and plate collection efficiencies (time 0 starting concentration of P.
While results reported that the majority of the strains were killed within 10 minutes of entering the solution, P.
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The histamine surge was tracked to histidine decarboxylase, a key enzyme for histamine synthesis--neutrophils made more of the enzyme when infected with P.
I and II as well as from the literatures cited in this study will lead to a general conclusion that P.
In contrast with public health where approximately 40% of P.
3) The only remaining species of Pseudomonas are members of rRNA Group I and are divided into the following eight groups: P.