Genus of Gram negative bacteria, non-motile and rod-like, associated with respiratory, intestinal and urinogenital tracts of mammals. K. pneumoniae is associated with pneumonia in humans.
- a genus of nonmotile rod-shaped gram-negative enterobacteriaFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=klebsiella
A bacteria genus of the Enterobacteriaceae.
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Klebsiella: A group of bacteria normally living in the intestinal tract and frequently the cause of nosocomial infections (infections acquired in the hospital). Named for Dr. Klebs.Found on http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=4110
<bacteria> Genus of gram-negative bacteria, nonmotile and rod like, associated with respiratory, intestinal and urinogenital tracts of mammals. K. Pneumoniae associated with pneumonia in humans. ... (18 Nov 1997) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
a genus of nonmotile rod-shaped Gram-negative enterobacteria; some cause respiratory and other infectionsFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=klebsiella
(kleb″se-el´ә) a genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic rod-shaped bacteria that are widely distributed in nature and commonly found in the intestinal tract. They are a frequent cause of nosocomial urinary and pulmonary infections and wound infections. Species include K. pneumo´niae (also call...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
pneumonia an acute type of bacterial pneumonia characterized by massive mucuslike inflammatory exudates in a lobe of the lung, due to Klebsiella pneumoniae. Called also Friedländer pneumonia.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
genus of rod-shaped bacteria of the family Enterobacteriaceae. Klebsiella organisms are categorized microbiologically as gram-negative, facultative ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/k/39
Type: Term Pronunciation: kleb′sē-el′ă Definitions: 1. A genus of aerobic, facultatively anaerobic, nonmotile, non-spore-forming bacteria (family Enterobacteriaceae) containing gram-negative, encapsulated rods that occur singly, in pairs, or in short chains. These organisms produce acetylmethylcarbinol and lysine decarboxylase...Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=47188
A bacterium that frequently causes lung, urinary tract, intestinal, and wound infections.Found on http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary?expand=K
K. oxytoca K. pneumoniae K. terrigena Klebsiella species are found everywhere in nature. This is thought to be due to distinct sublineages developing specific niche adaptations, with associated biochemical adaptations which make them better suited to a particular environment. They can be found in water, soil, plants, insects, animals and humans. =...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Klebsiella
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