Pseudomonas putrefaciens

Pseu·do·mo·nas pu·tre·fa'·ciens

former term for Alteromonas putrefaciens.
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Shewanella putrefaciens

A gram-negative facultative anaerobic bacterium primarily isolated from sea water, which reduces iron and manganese and produces trimethylene—the chemical responsible the stench of rotting fish; it is not part of normal human flora.
Clinical findings
Shewanella putrefaciens is a rare human pathogen and may be found in mixed cultures from the respiratory tract, urine, faeces and pleural fluid; it has been implicated in cellulitis, otitis media, septicaemia.
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In cases of cerebral abscess secondary to CSOM, Bacteroides spp, Proteus spp, P aeruginosa, and Pseudomonas putrefaciens were virtually the only microorganisms found, usually in mixed cultures.