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- Aerobic small slender gram-negative rod causes disease known as glanders in animals (especially horses) and rarely humans.
- Hard to see on Gram-stain. Grows slowly, best with glycerol. If suspected, warn lab since it can pose a lab hazard.
- May be erroneously identified as Pseudomonas sp. by standard microbiologic testing.