Pseudomonas - for several specific diseases including...

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Pseudomonas ORGANISM: Genus: Pseudomonas Species: aeruginosa , others GENERAL CONCEPTS: Greater than 140 species of Pseudomonas have been described and most are saprophytic. In terms of human disease, Pseudomonas is generally an opportunistic pathogen. However, the genus is responsible
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Unformatted text preview: for several specific diseases including glanders ( P. mallei ) and melioidosis ( P. pseudomallei ). • Pseudomonas infections may be serious in hospitalized patients or those with cancer or cystic fibrosis....
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