Moraxella osloensis

Mor·ax·el·la os·lo·en·'sis

a bacterial species found in the genitourinary tract, blood, spinal and chest fluids, and nose; rarely found in the respiratory tract; usually not pathogenic, although some strains have been isolated from serious pathologic conditions in humans.
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The natural habitat of Moraxella osloensis and its clinical significance in infections are much less studied due to rare individual reports.
Coffin, "Infection due to Moraxella osloensis: case report and review of the literature," Clinical Infectious Diseases, vol.
Peritonitis from Moraxella catarrhalis has been reported frequently, but only two cases of peritonitis by Moraxella osloensis have been reported to date [2, 3].
Ruiz-Ferraras, "Moraxella osloensis peritonitis: Case report and review," Rev Esp Quimioter, vol.
CICC 23952 Kocuria (2) Kocuria carniphila analysis CICC 23997 Kocuria rosea or Kocuria polaris or Kocuria himachalensis CICC 23990 Micrococcus (2) Micrococcus lylae CICC 23993 Micrococcus lylae CICC 24020 Moraxella (1) Moraxella osloensis CICC 24043 Paenibacillus (1) Paenibacillus lactis CICC 23976 Staphylococcus (2) Staphylococcus hominis CICC 23992 Staphylococcus warneri Strain No.
(%) Location ([dagger]) Microorganism cases deaths ([paragraph]) California, Staphylococcus 5 ND USA aureus Illinois, USA Candida albicans 4 0 Maine, USA Moraxella osloensis 2 0 Michigan, USA S.
sanguinis 1 0 Others 91 Escherichia coli 24 15 (65.2) ([double dagger]) Burkholderia pseudomalle 15 10 (66.7) ([dagger]) Morganella morganii 13 9 (64.3) Lysinibacillus fusiformis 9 3 (33.3) Pseudomonas aeruginosa 6 2 (33.3) Micrococcus luteus 6 3 (50) Paenibacillus urinalis 3 1 (33.3) Kocuria palustris 3 1 (33.3) Enterobacter aerogenes 3 1 (33.3) Moraxella osloensis 2 1 (50) Citrobacter koseri 2 0 Arthrobacter castelli 1 0 Brevibacillus parabrevis 1 0 Yersinia enterocolitica 1 0 Granulicatella adiacens 1 1 (100) Haemophilus parainfluenzae 1 1 (100) Microorganism H.
7 Moraxella catarrhalis 1 Moraxella osloensis 1 Morganella morganii 2 Mycobacterium chelonae 1 Mycobacterium fortuitum 1 Neisseria elongata 1 Neisseria sicca 1 Pantoea sp.
The same infusion pump, syringe, and propofol preparation were used in the two patients; cultures of the propofol solution infusing at the time of the second patient's reactions grew Moraxella osloensis, and endotoxin assays using the Limulus amebocyte lysate assay method detected 3900-5000 ng/mL of endotoxin.
To the Editor: Moraxella osloensis is an aerobic, gram-negative, lactose-nonfermenting coccobacillus.