Friedlander's bacillus


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Friedländer's bacillus

(frēd′lĕn′dərz)

Friedlander's bacillus

A bacterial organism, now know as Klebsiella pneumoniae , that causes pneumonia. (Karl Friedlander, 1847–1887, German bacteriologist).

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Q. What is KLEBSIELLA PNEUMONIAE 0.00

A. Klebsiella is a bacteria that can cause different types of infections such as a urinary tract infection or pneumonia, and is considered a not very common pathogen among patients in the community (meaning outside the hospital). It is known as a pathogen that attacks hospitalized patients at a higher frequency and needds good antibiotic treatment.

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