Methylobacterium mesophilicum

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Methylobacterium mesophilicum

A slow-growing gram-negative bacterium found on soil, vegetation, and tap water in hospitals. It is not part of the normal human flora, but is pathogenetic in immunocompromised hosts; it may cause bacteraemia and peritonitis in patients on chronic ambulatory peritoneal dialysis.