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MICROBIOLOGY

  • Member of Enterobacteriaceae.
  • Common constituents of normal GI flora in both humans and animals; also found in soil, water and sewage.
  • Five common species implicated in causing human infection: P. alcalifaciens, P. heimbachae, P. rettgeri, P. rustigianii, P. stuartii (most common).

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Last updated: January 3, 2016