Elizabethkingia meningoseptica


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Elizabethkingia meningoseptica

(i-liz″ă-bĕth-king′ē-ă mĕ-ning″gō-sep′tĭ-kă)
[Elizabeth O. King, 20th-cent. U.S. microbiologist]
An aerobic, gram-negative, nonmotile, yellow rod-shaped bacterium found extensively in nature. It sometimes causes opportunistic infections in immunocompromised hosts.
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Blood culture grew Elizabethkingia meningoseptica, and was started on sensitive antibiotics (vancomycin).
Waterborne Elizabethkingia meningoseptica in adult critical care.
Genome of the carbapenemase-producing clinical isolate Elizabethkingia miricola EM_CHUV and comparative genomics with Elizabethkingia meningoseptica and Elizabethkingia anophelis: evidence for intrinsic multidrug resistance trait of emerging pathogens.
Clinical features, antimicrobial susceptibilities, and outcomes of Elizabethkingia meningoseptica (Chryseobacterium meningosepticum) bacteremia at a medical center in Taiwan, 1999-2006.
However, analytical testing showed the presence of objectionable organisms, namely Elizabethkingia meningoseptica.
16S rRNA gene-based identification of Elizabethkingia meningoseptica (Flavobacteriales: Flavobacteriaceae) as a dominant midgut bacterium of the Asian malaria vector Anopheles stephensi (Dipteria: Culicidae) with antimicrobial activities.
52 Elizabethkingia meningoseptica 39 streptococcus pneumoniae 32 Burkholdena cepacia 32 Strenotophomonas maltophilia 24 S.
Bad design, bad practices, bad bugs: frustrations in controlling an outbreak of Elizabethkingia meningoseptica in intensive care units.
We hereby describe the clinical and epidemiological features and, outcomes of nine patients with Elizabethkingia meningoseptica infections in two hospitals over a 2-year period.
King, a bacteriologist at the US Centers for Disease Control who studied meningitis in infants, Elizabethkingia meningoseptica is a gram-negative, obligate aerobic bacterium in the family Flavobacteriaceae.
Draft genome sequences of Elizabethkingia meningoseptica.
isolated Enterobacteriaceae Klebsiella pneumoniae 11 Enterobacter cloacae 3 Enterobacter aerogenes 2 Proteus mirabilis 2 Escherichia coli 1 Serratia marcescens 1 Non-Enterobacteriaceae: gram-negative nonfermenters Pseudomonas aeruginosa 20 Acinetobacter baumannii 17 Stenotrophomonas maltophilia 13 Elizabethkingia meningoseptica 3 Wautersiella falsenii 1 Enterococci Enterococcus gallinarum 4 Enterococcus faecalis 1 * CHROMagar, Paris, France.