Proteus mirabilis

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Pro·te·us mi·ra·b'i·lis

a bacterial species found in putrid meat, infusions, and abscesses; a cause of urinary tract infections associated with formation of renal and bladder calculi.

Proteus mirabilis

a species of anaerobic, motile, rod-shaped bacteria found in putrid meat, abscesses, and fecal material. It is a leading cause of urinary tract infections.

Proteus mirabilis

Microbiology A gram-negative pathogen linked to UTIs, wound infections Habitat P mirabilis may be found in water,
soil, feces

Pro·te·us mi·ra·bi·lis

(prō'tē-ŭs mi-rab'i-lis)
A bacterial species widely recognized as a human pathogen commonly recovered from urinary, wound, and bacteremic infections. Recognized in the laboratory by its characteristic "swarming"colony morphology on blood agar.


a genus of gram-negative, motile bacteria, members of the family Enterobacteriaceae, usually found in fecal and other putrefying matter. Also found associated with infections of the external ear and skin and in pyometra and pyelonephritis.

Proteus mirabilis
a common inhabitant of animal fecal material found particularly in infections of the eye, skin, urinary and respiratory tract.
Proteus vulgaris
found in canine epididymo-orchitis, prostatitis and cystitis.
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Other common pathogens are mostly gram negative such as Proteus mirabilis and Klebsiella pneumoniae.
Other common pathogens are mostly gram-negative such as Proteus mirabilis and Klebsiella pneumoniae.
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ESBLs are usually plasmid-mediated [beta]-lactamases, most commonly found in Klebsiella pneumoniae but also increasingly reported in Escherichia coli, Proteus mirabilis and other Gram-negative bacilli (2).
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.
Meropenem has slightly lower MICs than doripenem for Klebsiella species, Proteus mirabilis (both extended-spectrum beta-lactamase [ESBL]-producing strains and non-ESBL-producing strains), Serratia species, Salmonella species, and Shigella species.
These tests are generally conducted with a battery of pathogenic organisms such as the gram-negative rods Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Proteus mirabilis, Klebsiella pneumoniae and others, and the gram-positive cocci Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Streptococcus pyogenes and the yeast Candida albicans.