citrobacter

A genus of gram-negative, rod-shaped enterobacteria that can use citrate as the sole source of carbon. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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Citrobacter

(sit´ro-bak″tәr) a genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, motile, rod-shaped bacteria, which have been associated with diarrhea and secondary infections in debilitated persons, occasionally causing primary septicemia. Species include C. amalona´ticus and C. freun´dii, two opportunistic pathogens; a...
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Citrobacter

Type: Term Pronunciation: sit′rō-bak′ter Definitions: 1. A genus of motile bacteria (family Enterobacteriaceae) containing gram-negative rods that use citrate as a source of carbon; the motile cells are peritrichous. Fermentation of lactose by these organisms is delayed or absent; they produce trimethylene glycol from glycerol. The...
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Citrobacter

- C. youngae Citrobacter`` is a genus of Gram-negative coliform bacteria in the Enterobacteriaceae family. The species C. amalonaticus, C. koseri, and C. freundii can use citrate as a sole carbon source. Citrobacter species are differentiated by their ability to convert tryptophan to indole, ferment lactose, and use malonate. Citrobacter shows t.....
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