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MICROBIOLOGY

  • Non-fermenting Gram-negative rod, easily grown on standard media.
    • Formerly called Xanthomonas maltophilia.
  • Ubiquitous, found in water, soil and plants.
  • Considered of low virulence and frequent colonizer of body fluids.

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Last updated: November 30, 2015