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Enterobacter

 [en″ter-o-bak´ter]
a genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, motile, rod-shaped bacteria. Organisms are widely distributed in nature and occur in the intestinal tracts of humans and animals. They are frequently a cause of nosocomial infections.

Enterobacter

(en'tĕr-ō-bak'tĕr),
A genus of aerobic, facultatively anaerobic, non-spore-forming, motile bacteria (family Enterobacteriaceae) containing gram-negative rods. The cells are peritrichous, and some strains have encapsulated cells. Glucose is fermented with the production of acid and gas. The Voges-Proskauer test result is usually positive. Gelatin is slowly liquefied by the most commonly occurring forms (Enterobacter cloacae). These organisms occur in the feces of humans and other animals and in sewage, soil, water, and dairy products; recognized as an agent of common nosocomial infections of the urinary tract, lungs, or blood; somewhat resistant to antibiotics. This genus characteristically acquires resistance rapidly in part because of the presence of inducible β-lactamases; the type species is Enterobacter cloacae.

En·ter·o·bac·ter

(en'tĕr-ō-bak'tĕr)
A genus of aerobic, facultatively anaerobic, non-spore-forming, motile bacteria (family Enterobacteriaceae) containing gram-negative rods. The cells are peritrichous, and some strains have encapsulated cells. Glucose is fermented with the production of acid and gas. The Voges-Proskauer test result is usually positive. These organisms occur in the feces of humans and other animals and in sewage, soil, water, and dairy products; recognized as an agent of common nosocomial infections of the urinary tract, lungs, or blood; somewhat resistant to antibiotics. This genus characteristically acquires resistance rapidly, in part because of the presence of inducible beta-lactamases. The type species is E. cloacae.
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blaNDM-1 gene was detected in Morganella morganii, (n=2), Enterobacter cloacae (n=2) and Citrobacter freundii (n=1).
Detection of AmpC beta-lactamases and drug resistance of Enterobacter cloacae.
TABLA I EFICIENCIA in vitro DE LA CAPACIDAD SOLUBILIZADORA DE FOSFATO TRICALCICO DE LOS COINOCULOS BACTERIANOS SOLUBILIZADORES DE FOSFATO (BSF) EMPLEADOS EN EL EXPERIMENTO Coinoculo Cepas bacterianas BSF1 Enterobacter sp.
The other bacterial isolates include Citrobacter freundii (12.1%), Citrobacter koseri (8.5%), Enterobacter cloacae (13.0%), Klebsiella oxytoca (2.4%), Klebsiella pneumoniae (10.5%), Enterobacter aerogenes (4.8%), Proteus species (2.0%), and Yersinia enterocolitica (2.4%) as indicated in Table 1.
Isolate No Isolated bacterium Host Stage Locality 1 Bacillus vallismortis Adult Kocaeli 2 Serratia liquefaciens group Adult Kocaeli 3 Enterobacter amnigenus Adult Kocaeli 5 Bacillus vallismortis Adult Kocaeli 6 Bacillus thuringiensis Adult Kocaeli 16 Enterobacter amnigenus Adult Samsun 18 Enterobacter cloacae complex Adult Samsun 19 Staphylococcus lentus Adult Samsun 20 Enterococcus faecalis Adult Samsun 21 Enterococcus casseliflavus Adult Samsun 22 Enterobacter cloacae complex Adult Samsun 23 Bacillus thuringiensis Adult Samsun 24 Staphylococcus haemolyticus Adult Samsun 25 Bacillus thuringiensis Adult Samsun 26 Enterococcus casseliflavus Adult Samsun 43 Staphylococcus sciuri Adult Samsun Table 2.
Blood culture revealed Enterobacter agglomerans with 41-hour incubation in 99.9% probability from Ramel identification system.
Surprisingly no discrete granules were visible in the strain Enterobacter sp.
Molecular identification of multidrug resistant Enterobacter hormaechei in Venezuela.
Robyn Miranda and Donald Schaffner of Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J., tested gummy candy, watermelon and buttered and unbuttered bread by dropping morsels onto various surfaces coated with Enterobacter aerogenes bacteria.