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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Draft genome sequences of Elizabethkingia meningoseptica.
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However, analytical testing showed the presence of objectionable organisms, namely Elizabethkingia meningoseptica.
Treatment options are limited for Elizabethkingia meningoseptica infections.
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.