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Burkholderia

(berk'hol-der'ē-ă),
A genus of motile, non-spore-forming gram-negative rods, containing significant species of human pathogens formerly classified as members of the genus Pseudomonas.

Burkholderia

/Burk·hol·de·ria/ (burk″hol-der´e-ah) a genus of gram-negative bacteria of the family Pseudomonadaceae, comprising pathogens formerly classified in the genus Pseudomonas. B. cepa´cia (the type species) is an opportunistic pathogen, causing various nosocomial infections, and B. pseudomal´lei causes melioidosis.

Burkholderia

[bərk′holdēr′ēə]
a genus of gram-negative, aerobic, rod-shaped bacteria that includes several species formerly classified in the genus Pseudomonas, including the agents of glanders and melioidosis. The bacteria are both human and plant pathogens. Their role in the biodegradation of polychlorinated biphenols also makes them important environmental bacteria.

Burk·hol·der·i·a

(bŭrk-hol-der'ē-ă)
A genus of motile, nonfermentative, non-spore-forming gram-negative rods, containing significant species of human pathogens; formerly classified as in the genus Pseudomonas.

Burkholderia

a genus of gram-negative, aerobic, rod-shaped bacteria.

Burkholderia mallei
the causative agent of glanders, a disease of horses that is communicable to humans. Previously called Pseudomonas mallei.
Burkholderia pseudomallei
the causative agent of melioidosis, a disease of rodents occasionally transmitted to all domestic animal species and humans. Formerly called Pseudomonas pseudomallei.
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Burkholderia and emerging pathogens in cystic fibrosis.
The authors identified 15 different classes of bacteria and a broad range of potentially pathogenic organisms including Acinetobacter, Bacillus, Burkholderia, Clostridium, Klebsiella, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Serratia (which were each identified in [greater than or equal to] 90% of the samples tested), Campylobacter, Enterococcus, Proteus, and Staphylococcus.
Ja em plantas nao-leguminosas, o processo da FBN nao e tao eficiente quanto na cultura da soja, embora bacterias capazes de fixar nitrogenio atmosferico, como os generos Herbaspirillum, Burkholderia e Azospirillum, tenham sido isoladas de plantas como arroz, trigo, milho, sorgo, cana de acucar e Brachiaria spp.
The bacteria of medical significance to humans were identified in all the tested cigarettes and the list includes Acinetobacter, Burkholderia, Clostridium, Klebsiella and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Foster City, CA) has patented a method and a composition for treatment of pulmonary bacterial infections caused by gram-negative bacteria suitable for treatment of infection caused by Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Klebsiella oxytoca, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Haemophilus influenzae, Proteus mirabilis, Enterobacter species, Serratia marcescens as well as those caused by Burkholderia cepacia, Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, Alcaligenes xylosoxidans, and multidrug resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa, using a concentrated formulation of aztreonam lysinate delivered as an aerosol or dry powder formulation.
That is the case for different Gram-negative rods, such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Burkholderia cepacia, as well as the Deuteromycete fungus Aspergillus niger (Table 1), demonstrating that flora and fauna, including humans, represent not separate, independent worlds but two interacting sides of the same reality.
Researchers reporting on the case in the journal Critical Care said the moisturiser had probably been contaminated by Burkholderia cepacia during its manufacture, storage or transport The bacteria are known to cause hospital infections and, while posing little risk to healthy people, can be dangerous to patients with weak immune systems or lung diseases.
Burkholderia cepacia incluye bacilos Gram negativos, no fermentadores (BGNNF), los cuales se encuentran en ambientes naturales y hospitalarios; taxonomicamente, se clasifican en un complejo que comprende nueve especies distintas, referidas como el complejo Burkholderia cepacia (1).
The remarkable adaptability of the genus Burkholderia has startled and fascinated researchers for years, the result being significant applications and the potential for many more.
Certain lots of Comfort Shield Perineal Care Washcloths have been recalled because of contamination with Burkholderia cepacia.
Burkholderia mallei is a gram-negative bacterium causing glanders and farcy in solipeds (1, 2).
Human Infection with Burkholderia thailandensis, China, 2013