Leclercia

Leclercia

(le-clār'cē-a),
A genus in the family Enterobacteriaceae that resembles the genus Escherichia, but is separable by metabolic and genetic classification. Isolated from the feces of humans and animals, it has been recovered clinically from blood, feces, sputum, urine, and wounds; its degree of pathogenicity is unclear.

Le·cler·ci·a

(le-kler'shē-ă)
A bacterial genus in the family Enterobacteriaceae that resembles the genus Escherichia, but is separable by metabolic and genetic classification. Isolated from the feces of humans and animals, it has been recovered clinically from blood, sputum, urine, and wounds; its degree of pathogenicity is unclear.
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Hickman catheter-associated bacteremia by Leclercia adecarboxylata and Escherichia hermannii--a case report.
Isolations of Leclercia adecarboxylata from a patient with a chronically inflamed gallblader and from a patient with sepsis without focus.