Pseudomonas maltophilia

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Related to Pseudomonas maltophilia: Xanthomonas maltophilia

Pseu·do·mo·nas mal·to·phil'·i·a

species now called Xanthomonas maltophilia. See: Stenotrophomonas maltophilia.
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(soo-do-mo'nas) [? + monas, single]
A genus of gram-negative, aerobic, motile bacilli with polar flagella. Most are saprophytic, living in soil and decomposing organic matter. Some produce blue and yellow pigments.
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Psuedomonas Aeruginosa: infection of the distal foot

Pseudomonas aeruginosa

A species that produces a distinctive blue-green pigment, grows readily in water, and may cause life-threatening infections in humans, including nosocomial pneumonia, urinary tract infections, and sepsis. It may also cause folliculitis, malignant otitis externa, and skin infections in patients who have suffered burns. See: illustration

Pseudomonas cepacia

Burkholderia cepacia.

Pseudomonas mallei

See: Burkholderia

Pseudomonas maltophilia

See: Stenotrophomonas maltophilia

mucoid Pseudomonas aeruginosa

A variant of P. aeruginosa that resists both phagocytosis and antibiotic treatment by secreting a slimy protective coating (alginate slime). It is more virulent than nonmucoid-secreting forms of P. aeruginosa and often colonizes patients with bronchiectasis or cystic fibrosis.

Pseudomonas oryzihabitans

A gram-negative rod that can cause health care–related infections, esp. in catheterized, immunosuppressed, or critically ill patients. It was formerly known as Flavimonas oryzihabitans.

Pseudomonas pseudomallei

Burkholderia pseudomallei.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Shivananda, "Neonatal infections due to Pseudomonas maltophilia," Indian Pedaitrics, vol.
B (DSM 2134) 1 1 20 100 Enterococcus faecalis (ATCC 19212) 1 100 100 100 Escherichia coli (ATCC 25922) -- -- -- -- Morganella morganii (E 10679/93) -- -- 100 100 Klebsiella pneumoniae (ATCC 27736) -- -- -- -- Pseudomonas aeruginosa (ATCC 27853) -- -- 100 100 Serratia marcescens (E 8382/92) -- -- -- -- Pseudomonas maltophilia (D 141/92) -- -- 100 100 Bacillus subtilis (ATCC 6633) 1 20 20 20 Micrococcus luteus (DSM 348) 1 1 100 100 Corynebacterium amycolatum (ATCC 494368) 1 10 20 100 Corynebact.
Transfer of Pseudomonas maltophilia HUGH 1981 to the genus Xanthomonas as Xanthomonas maltophilia (HUGH 1981 ).
Pseudomonas cepacia and Pseudomonas maltophilia in cystic fibrosis patients [abstract].