Citrobacter


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Citrobacter

 [sit´ro-bak″ter]
a genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, motile, rod-shaped bacteria, which have been associated with diarrhea and secondary infections in debilitated persons, occasionally causing primary septicemia. Species include C. amalona´ticus and C. freun´dii, two opportunistic pathogens; and C. diver´�sus, an occasional cause of neonatal meningitis.

Citrobacter

(sit'rō-bak'ter),
A genus of motile bacteria (family Enterobacteriaceae) containing gram-negative rods that use citrate as a source of carbon; the motile cells are peritrichous. Fermentation of lactose by these organisms is delayed or absent; they produce trimethylene glycol from glycerol. The type species is Citrobacter freundii.

Citrobacter

/Cit·ro·bac·ter/ (sit´ro-bak″ter) a genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria of the family Enterobacteriaceae. C. amalona´ticus, C. diver´sus, and C. freun´dii have been associated with nosocomial infection, particularly in debilitated patients, and in neonates have caused meningitis and brain abscess.

Citrobacter

a genus of gram-negative, lactose fermenting rods, members of the Enterobacteriaceae. Found in water, feces and urine, and not considered to be animal pathogens.

Citrobacter freundii
have been identified as the cause of septicemic cutaneous ulcerative disease of turtles. The disease is characterized by cutaneous hemorrhage and ulceration, loss of claws and digits, flaccidity and paralysis.
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Out of 690 isolates, 398 were Citrobacter koseri was commonly identified, then followed by Citrobacter freundii as identified by Ashish Kanna et al.
Identification of infant food as a vehicle in a nosocomial outbreak of Citrobacter freundii: epidemiological sub-typing by allozyme, whole-cell protein and antibiotic resistance.
3: Distribution of Organism isolated in our Study Staphylococcus aureus 42 Pseudomonas 32 Klebsiella 6 Proteus 4 Enteroccoccus 2 Citrobacter 2 Acinetobacter 2 Bacteriods 2 Note: Table made from bar graph.
coli (n=3) 0 0 100 66 66 Acinetobacter baumannii (n=4) 25 25 50 75 50 Proteus mirabilis (n=5) 40 40 100 80 100 Citrobacter koseri (n=1) 0 0 100 100 100 Enterobacter aerogenes (n=l) 0 0 0 0 0 Cefpera Cefuro Cotrimax Imipe Levoflo zone xime azole nem xacin Klebsiella pneumoniae (n=8) 12.
Standard and high-inoculum microdilution MICs in tests with SHV-3-producing Citrobacter freundii (MICs in [micro]g/mL)(a) Inoculum (CFU/mL) Cefotaxime Ceftazidime Aztreonam Cefepime 5 x [10.
The percentage of Escherichia coli isolated is 5%, Proteus mirabilis and Citrobacter isolation is 4%, Klebsiella species 1%.
The other uropathogens encountered were Proteus species, Citrobacter species, Acinetobacter species, Staphylococci aureus and Candida species etc.
The Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency said Friday that all four premature babies were found to have died of septicemia caused by Citrobacter freundii.
4%), Citrobacter freundii 33 (1%), Enterobacter cloacae 33 (1%) followed by others like Acinetobacter lwoffii, Salmonella paratyphi A, Enterobacter aerogenes, Klebsiella oxytoca, Serratia marcescens, Proteus vulgaris, Providencia species and Morganella morganii.
250) Ceftazidime-susceptible ([less than or equalto]4 ([micro]g/mL) (165) Ceftazidime- nonsusceptible ([less than or equal to]4 ([micro]g/mL) (85) Enterobacter cloacae species complex (216) Enterobacter aerogenes (34) Citrobacter spp.
2009) determined the microbial diversity, antibiotic resistance pattern levels, and the heavy metal resistance distribution of the bacterial isolates in Eastern Mediterranean coastline and reported that the most frequent strains isolated from all samples were Citrobacter koseri (9.