Providencia alcalifaciens

Prov·i·den·ci·a al·ca·li·fa·'ci·ens

a bacterial species found in extraintestinal sources, particularly in urinary tract infections; it has also been isolated from small outbreaks and sporadic cases of diarrheal disease; it is the type species of the genus Providencia.
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Prov·i·den·ci·a al·ca·li·fa·ci·ens

(prov-i-den'sē-ă al-kal-i-fā'sē-enz)
A bacterial species found in extraintestinal sources, particularly in urinary tract infections; it also has been isolated from small outbreaks and sporadic cases of diarrheal disease. It is the type species of the genus Providencia.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Results infer that Staphylococcus aureus and Providencia alcalifaciens were inhibited at a very low concentration of AgNP.
Providencia alcalifaciens, a food poisoning agent, causes diarrhoea [56] especially in children and Providencia stuartii is also linked to infective endocarditis [57].
(11.6% of isolates, 19.7% of individuals), 21 Proteus vulgaris (4.2% of isolates, 7.0% of individuals), 5 Providencia alcalifaciens (0.98% of isolates, 1.67% of individuals), 5 Serratia sp.

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