Moraxella phenylpyruvica

Mor·ax·el·la phe·nyl·py·ru·'vi·ca

a bacterial species of unknown pathogenicity found in the genitourinary tract, blood, cerebrospinal fluid, and in pus from various lesions.
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phenylpyruvicus (formerly Moraxella phenylpyruvica) has been associated with bacteremia, endocarditis, septic arthritis, foot abscess, and surgical wound infection (9-11).
Falsepositive Brucella antibody test results can be caused by cross-reactivity of antibodies to Escherichia coli O157, Francisella tularensis, Moraxella phenylpyruvica, Yersinia enterocolitica, and certain Salmonella species (9).