Citrobacter youngae

Citrobacter youngae

a species formerly called C. genomospecies 5; found in human stools and blood, and in food and animals.
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Microbe Number of patients Enterococcus faecium 29 Enterococcus faecalis 11 Escherichia coli 10 Yeasts 6 Pseudomonas aeruginosa 5 Enterobacter cloacae 5 Proteus vulgaris 3 Staphylococcus haemolyticus 3 Klebsiella oxytoca 2 Klebsiella pneumoniae 2 Morganella morganii 2 Stenotrophomonas maltophilia 2 Aeromonas species 1 Citrobacter youngae 1 Serratia marcescens 1 Staphylococcus aureus 1 Bacillus cereus 1
On December 13, 2007, VRSA, VRE, and Citrobacter youngae were cultured from a left plantar foot wound of a 54-year-old patient (patient 2) who had inadequately controlled insulin-dependent diabetes.
By using the API system (4), the isolates were identified as Citrobacter youngae, C.