Proteus mirabilis

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Pro·te·us mi·ra·b'i·lis

a bacterial species found in putrid meat, infusions, and abscesses; a cause of urinary tract infections associated with formation of renal and bladder calculi.

Proteus mirabilis

a species of anaerobic, motile, rod-shaped bacteria found in putrid meat, abscesses, and fecal material. It is a leading cause of urinary tract infections.

Proteus mirabilis

Microbiology A gram-negative pathogen linked to UTIs, wound infections Habitat P mirabilis may be found in water,
soil, feces

Pro·te·us mi·ra·bi·lis

(prō'tē-ŭs mi-rab'i-lis)
A bacterial species widely recognized as a human pathogen commonly recovered from urinary, wound, and bacteremic infections. Recognized in the laboratory by its characteristic "swarming"colony morphology on blood agar.


a genus of gram-negative, motile bacteria, members of the family Enterobacteriaceae, usually found in fecal and other putrefying matter. Also found associated with infections of the external ear and skin and in pyometra and pyelonephritis.

Proteus mirabilis
a common inhabitant of animal fecal material found particularly in infections of the eye, skin, urinary and respiratory tract.
Proteus vulgaris
found in canine epididymo-orchitis, prostatitis and cystitis.
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It was concluded that all products had strong antibact erial activity against P.
Both the aqueous and alcoholic extracts of Aloe vera, Azadirachta indica, Calotropis procera, Cannabis sativa, Lantana camara, Nigella sativa and Zingiber officinalis did not show any antibacterial activity against P.
Ribotyping and PFGE (pulsed-field gel electrophoresis) are efficient for Proteus characterization at the species level [14] and for identification of individual strains of P.
We evaluated and compared the efficiency of five PCR-based molecular markers for the characterization of P.
Two possible explanations are offered for the recent occurrence of P.
On their calls to other hospitals in southwest Florida, they solicited susceptibility data for P.
The committee granted my request to study antibiotic therapy records of patients with multiple admissions and P.
Nucleotide sequencing of the amplicons confirmed an rmtC gene with 100% identity with those originally identified in Proteus mirabilis strain ARS68 isolated from an inpatient in Japan (6) and P.
FJ984623-FJ984634 for human isolates and GQ131574 for the food isolate) were identical to those previously identified in P.