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Definition of the noun Acinetobacter

What does Acinetobacter mean as a name of something?

Acinetobacter is a genus of Moraxellaceae, described by Brisou & Prevot in 1954.

Acinetobacter is a genus of Moraxellaceae.

Alternative definition of the noun Acinetobacter


  1. Any bacterium of the genus Acinetobacter.

Phrases with Acinetobacter

  1. Acinetobacter Junii
  2. Acinetobacter Baylyi
  3. Acinetobacter butyri
  4. Acinetobacter lwoffi
  5. Acinetobacter Mallei
  6. Acinetobacter Parvus
  7. Acinetobacter Gerneri
  8. Acinetobacter larveae
  9. Acinetobacter Lwoffii
  10. Acinetobacter Marinus
  11. Acinetobacter nasalis
  12. Acinetobacter Tandoii
  13. Acinetobacter Towneri
  14. Acinetobacter Bouvetii
  15. Acinetobacter douglasi
  16. Acinetobacter Ursingii
  17. Acinetobacter viscosum
  18. Acinetobacter anitratum
  19. Acinetobacter Baumannii
  20. genus Acinetobacter

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Google previewMicrobiology and Infection (2007)

A Clinical Core Text for Integrated Curricula with Self-assessment by T. J. J. Inglis

Acinetobacter is a genus of small Gram-negative coc- cobacilli that are oxidase negative and that can grow on MacConkey agar. All members of the genus are non-motile non-fermenters. Acinetobacters can survive in a wide range of hospital ...

Google previewCanine and Feline Infectious Diseases - Elsevieron VitalSource (2013)

by Jane E. Sykes

aeruginosa, Acinetobacter is an important nosocomial opportunistic pathogen. Acinetobacter is present in soil and water and can be found in frozen foods, pasteurized milk, and an enormous array of inert objects in the hospital ...

Google previewThoracic Emergencies, An Issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics (2012)

by Joel Turner

Acinetobacter is a pathogen associated with VAP specifically, and the 3 encapsulated bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae, Klebsiella, ...

Google previewPractical Handbook of Microbiology, Third Edition (2015)

by Emanuel Goldman, Lorrence H Green

This chapter briefly discusses species of the following gram-negative genera in the phylum Proteobacteria: Acinetobacter, Burkholderia, and Moraxella. GENUS Acinetobacter The genus Acinetobacter is a heterogeneous group of organisms, ...

Google previewDrug Therapy for Infectious Diseases of the Dog and Cat (2015)

by Valerie J. Wiebe

Chapter 28: Acinetobacter Description: Aerobic, short, nonmotile, gram negative rod Zoonotic Potential: Zoonotic transmission possible via colonization of susceptible hosts Microbiology/epidemiology Acinetobacter is a gram negative ...

Google previewAlcamo's Fundamentals of Microbiology: Body Systems (2009)

by Jeffrey C. Pommerville

Acinetobacter is a genus consisting of gram-negative ...

Google previewGantz's Manual of Clinical Problems in Infectious Disease (2012)

by james W. Myers

Acinetobacter is a gram-negative coccobacillus of the family Moraxellaceae. The most ...

Google previewPneumonia Essentials 2010 (2010)

by Burke A. Cunha

Acinetobacter is a common colonizer of respiratory tract secretions in the ICU. Sporadic outbreaks may occur and are usually related respiratory support equipment. Legionella Legionella NP usually occurs only in outbreaks or ...

Google previewAlcamo's Fundamentals of Microbiology (2010)

by Jeffrey C. Pommerville

Acinetobacter is a genus consisting of gram- negative coccobacillus-shaped cells often found on moist skin areas ...

Google previewProceedings of the 48th Industrial Waste Conference Purdue University, May 1993 (1993)

by Ronald F. Wukasch

Acinetobacter is an obligate aerobe, uses acetate as a carbon source and has volatile granules present. Acinetobacter releases phosphates in the presence of acetates and carbon dioxide. Release during anaerobiosis is followed by uptake ...

Google previewCommunity-acquired Pneumonia (2001)

by Thomas J. Marrie

Acinetobacter is a gramnegative coccobacillus and can easily be misread ongramstainas Haemophilus. Ansteyetal.(1992) reported 11 cases of Acinetobacter bacteremic pneumonia in the Northern Territory of Australia and reviewed 34 ...

Google previewReview of Medical Microbiology (2005)

by Patrick R. Murray, Ken S. Rosenthal

Acinetobacter is an important cause of nosocomial pneumonia and is oxidase- negative, a nonfermenter, as well as a strict aerobic bacterium. B. cepacia is oxidase- positive; E. cloacae is a fermenter that grows aerobically and anaerobically ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

A restriction endonuclease from Acinetobacter calcoaceticus with the following specificity: 5′..........CGCG..........3 ′ 3′..........GCGC..........5′ AccIII (BspMII) A restriction endonuclease from ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food Microbiology (2014)

by Carl A. Batt

00002-1 11 Table 1 Selected phenotypic tests for differentiation of Acinetobacter ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Infectious Diseases (2007)

by Carol Turkington, Bonnie Ashby

2 Acinetobacter with Acanthamoeba have been fatal, a few patients have recovered from the infection with proper treatment. Risk Factors and Preventive Measures Eye infections may be prevented by using commercially prepared contact ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing (2006)

by Sunggyu Lee

and meat Acinetobacter Brevibacteriiim Rliodococc « Arthrobacter Nitrosomonas Vibrio Bacillus Pseudomonas PAHs Aeromonas Brevibacteriiim Phanerachaete" Achromobacter Cunninghmella'' Pickief Acinetobacter Corneyhacterium ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Environmental Microbiology (2003)

by Linda D. Stetzenbach, Marylynn V. Yates

Acinetobacter baumannii bacterial species; isolated from air samples associated with wastewater treatment operations. Acinetobacter calcoaceticus bacterial species; ...

Google previewIFIS Dictionary of Food Science and Technology (2009)

by International Food Information Service

Acinetobacter Genus of aerobic, rod-shaped, psy- chrotrophic Gram negative bacteria of the family Moraxellaceae. Occur in soil, water and raw milk, and on the surfaces of chilled meat and fish. Some species may be used in production of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Pest Management (2002)

by David Pimentel, Ph.D.

pDTGl 83 Napthalene via salicylate Pseudomonas putida SAL1 85 Salicylate Pseudomonas putida pKFl 82 Biphenyl via benzoate Acinetobacter sp. ( reclassified as Rhodococcus globerulus) pWWIOO ~200 Biphenyl via benzoate, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2013)

by Scott Elias, Cary Mock

Interms of geographical differences between icecore sites, Bacillus andPaenibacillus relatives of strains prevalent insoils were most commonly isolated fromnonpolar glacial ices, andspeciesof Sphingomonas, Methylobacterium, Acinetobacter, ...

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Acinetobacter on macconkey agar

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