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  • Aerobic, Gram-negative rod of Enterobacteriaceae family, Klebsiella tribe.
  • Only S. marcescens is a routine cause of human disease, others (S. liquefaciens, S. rubidaea, S. dorifera) rare.

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Last updated: February 1, 2016