Enterobacter cloacae

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En·ter·o·bac·ter clo·a'·cae

a bacterial species found in the feces of humans and other animals and in sewage, soil, and water; it is occasionally found in urine and pus and in other pathologic materials from animals; it is the type species of the genus Enterobacter. A serious cause of nosocomial infection.
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En·ter·o·bac·ter clo·a·cae

(entĕr-ō-baktĕr klō-āsē, entĕr-ō-bak-tĕr klō-āsē)
Bacterial species found in the feces of humans and other animals and in sewage, soil, and water; occasionally found in urine and pus and in other pathologic materials; serious cause of nosocomial infection.
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Enterobacter cloacae were isolated from 221 culture positive samples, out of which 33 (14.93%) were ESBL producers and 188 (85.07%) were non-ESBL producers.
Pathogenic bacteria (Klebsiella pneumoniae, Enterobacter cloacae, Enterobacter aerogenes, Serratia spp., Citrobacter freundii, Stenotrophomonas maltophilia and Pseudomonas aeruginosa) were found in 17 (18.7%) samples of milk/formula.
Six Gram-negative bacteria were selected for antimicrobial susceptibility including 3 isolates from Al-Ghat water bowl (Klebsiella pneumoniae, Enterobacter cloacae complex, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa), 1 isolate from Hafar Al-Batin water bowl (Pseudomonas putida), 1 isolate from Riyadh mouthpiece (Escherichia coli), and 1 isolate from Hafar Al-Batin mouthpiece (Klebsiella oxytoca).
Zee, 2004.Association of Enterobacter cloacae with rhizome rot of edible ginger in Hawaii.
Gene sequencing revealed isolates D5 and S2 to be closely related to Enterobacter cloacae (99% sequence similarity) and Pseudomonas sp.
Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacter cloacae isolates producing KPC-3, North Dakota, USA.
RESULTS: Of the 996 non-repeat isolates that were included in the study, the isolated organisms were E.coli (n=538), Klebsiella pneumoniae (n=350), Proteus mirabilis (n=31), Proteus vulgaris (n=21), Citrobacter freundii (n=20), Citrobacter koseri (n=16), Enterobacter cloacae (n=7) and Enterobacter aerogenes (n=13).
coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Klebsiella oxytoca, Enterobacter cloacae, or Enterobacter aerogenes that were nonsusceptible to imipenem, meropenem, or doripenem.
The bacterium was identified as Enterobacter cloacae by biochemical assays, but 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis did not allow discrimination between E.
Microorganisms used in this study (Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Enterobacter cloacae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphyloccocus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Enterococcus faecalis, and the yeast Candida albicans) were isolated from the hospital environment (staff nurses hands, sinks, tubs, ground (floors), walls, beds, blankets, doors, doors handle, nurse tables, chairs, electronic equipment's, etc) at some hospitals in Yanbu city, Saudi Arabia.
coli, 16 Klebsiella pneumoniae, 5 Enterobacter cloacae, 1 Enterobacter aerogenes, and 1 Shigella spp.