Chromobacterium violaceum

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Chro·mo·bac·te·ri·um vi·o·la·'ce·um

type species of the genus Chromobacterium; it is found in soil and water.

Chro·mo·bac·te·ri·um vi·o·la·ce·um

(krō'mō-bak-tē'rē-ŭm vī-ō-lā'sē-ŭm)
A motile, gram-negative, non-spore-bearing rod found in soil in tropic and subtropic environments. A cause of human infections including septicemia, pneumonia, wound infections, and abscesses; infection can be rapidly fatal and may relapse after cessation of antibiotic therapy.

Chromobacterium violaceum

a gram-negative bacteria found in tropical and subtropical areas. It is associated with pneumonia and other infections in several species.
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Phenolic components of ginger (Zingiber officinale), for example gingerol, shogaol and zingerone, have exhibited quorum-sensing inhibitory activity (QSI) against Chromobacterium violaceum and Pseudomonas aeruginosa, (2) Chemical modification of shogaol to azashogaol and an isoxazoline derivative of gingerol were prepared, both of which exhibited good QSI activity.
Using as biosensor Chromobacterium violaceum ATCC 31532 and Escherichia coli pSB403, the compounds chlorogenic acid (2), isoorientin (3), orientin (4), isovitexin (6), vitexin (7), and rutin (9) were identified as QS inhibitors.
The API profile from the pus isolate (1156154) initially suggested Chromobacterium violaceum, a recognized misidentification of B.
Chromobacterium violaceum is a gram-negative bacteria found in tropical regions.
We describe the case of a 14-year-old boy who was diagnosed with Chromobacterium violaceum necrotizing fasciitis and subsequently found to have autosornal recessive chronic granulornatous disease.
Sphingomonas paucimobilis, Cryseobacterium meningosepticum, Cryseobactenium indologenes, Flavimonas arzyihabitans, Flavobacterium odoratum, Aeromonas hydrophila, Chromobacterium violaceum, tanimlanamayan nonfermentatif gram negatif basil, (3) Candida krusei, Candida tropicalis, Candida parapsilosis, Candida glabrata, Candida kefyr, Candida famata, Candida sake, Candida guilliermondii, Candida lusitaniae, Candida pelliculosa, Candida spp.
1977), Pseudomonas fluorescens (Migula 1895), Pseudomonas putida (Trevisan 1889), Pseudomonas alcaligenes (Monias 1928), Chromobacterium violaceum (Bergonzini 1880), Chryseobacterium meningosepticum (King 1959), Comamonas testosteroni (Marcus and Talalay 1956), Burkholderia cepacia (Palleroni and Holmes 1981), Ralstonia pickettii (Ralston et al.
Moderate growth and utilization was exhibited by Vibrio alginolyticus, Chromobacterium violaceum, Vibrio.
The most potent prevented laboratory worms from being killed by a bug called Chromobacterium violaceum, which often infects people through lacerated skin.
An earlier report on experiments with Chromobacterium violaceum grown in SM medium containing glucose, sucrose, or 10% LB instead of colloidal chitin as the carbon source indicated that the chitinolytic activity was not induced under these growth conditions (40).
Serratia marcescens, Chromobacterium violaceum, Micrococcus luteus, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa were plated onto minimal salts motor oil agar to determine the organisms' ability to grow on this media.
1) These pneumonias are associated with many organisms (eg, Aeromonas, Burkholderia pseudomallei, Chromobacterium violaceum, and Pseudomonas species), and difficult to distinguish from noninfectious adult respiratory distress syndromes.