Xanthomonas maltophilia

Xan·tho·mo·nas mal·to·phil·i·a

Avoid the misspelling/mispronunciation maltophila.
a bacterial species found primarily in clinical specimens but also in water, milk, and frozen food. A frequent cause of infections in hospitalized and immunocompromised humans, it is resistant to many commonly used antibiotics; formerly called Pseudomonas maltophilia. See: Stenotrophomonas maltophilia.
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Xan·tho·mo·nas mal·to·phil·i·a

Avoid the misspelling/mispronunciation maltophila. (zan'thō-mō'naz mal'tō-fil'ē-ă)
Bacterial species found primarily in clinical specimens but also in water, milk, and frozen food. A frequent cause of infections in hospitalized and immunocompromised humans, resistant to many commonly used antibiotics.
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Mucocutaneous and soft tissue infections caused by Xanthomonas maltophilia. A new spectrum.
Anaissie, "Mocutaneous and soft tissue infections caused by Xanthomonas maltophilia: A new spectrum," Annals of Internal Medicine, vol.
The oral cavity of venomous and non-venomous snakes is colonized by a wide variety of anaerobic and aerobic microorganisms, and infections caused by Aeromonas hydrophila, Pseudomonas spp., Proteus spp., Salmonella spp., Citrobacter spp., Escherichia coli, Providencia spp., and Xanthomonas maltophilia stand out, among others (Blaylock, 2001).
(1997) referred to Xanthomonas maltophilia as a rhizobacterium with positive effects on plant growth.
Cultures were now positive for Aspergillus fumigatus, Xanthomonas maltophilia and Enterobacter species.
Transfer of Pseudomonas maltophilia HUGH 1981 to the genus Xanthomonas as Xanthomonas maltophilia (HUGH 1981 ).