Gram Negative Bacilli - Gram-negative Bacilli - Among the...

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Gram-negative Bacilli - Among the gram-negative bacteria, Enterobacterialeso also known as enterics is a clinically important bacterial group. Usually the enterics are the inhabitants of the intestinal tracts of humans and other animals' - Some characteristics of the bacterial members belonging to enterics: - gram-negative, non-endospore forming bacilli (rod-shaped) - facultative anaerobe - they are peritrichously flagellated if motile - they ferment glucose, lactose, and other carbohydrates (sugars) - Enteric bacteria include bacterial species belong to - genus Salmonella, Shigella, and Proteus (they are pathogenic) - genus Klebsiella (usually they are nonpathogenic, but they can be occasional Pathogens) - genus Escherichia (usually they are nonpathogenic, but they can become opportunistic pathogens) - The enteric bacteria that you need to be able to identiff in this lab are E s c her ichia c oli, Kl eb s iell a pneumoniae, Salmonell a typhimurium, Shigell a flexneri, and Proteus vulgaris.
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