Serratia liquefaciens: Introduction, Morphology, Pathogenicity, Lab Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention, and Keynotes

Serratia liquefaciens and Klebsiella pneumoniae growth on CLED agar of Urine Culture

Introduction Serratia liquefaciens is a species of Gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria belonging to the genus Serratia. This bacterium is known for its diverse distribution in various environmental niches, including water, soil, plants, and human-related habitats. It has also been associated with clinical infections in humans, making …

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Chlamydia pneumoniae: Introduction, Morphology, Pathogenicity, Lab Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention, and Keynotes

Introduction Chlamydia pneumoniae, also known as Chlamydophila pneumoniae, is a species of bacteria that belongs to the Chlamydiaceae family. It is an obligate intracellular pathogen, meaning it can only survive and replicate inside the cells of its host. It primarily infects the respiratory system, causing …

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Morganella: Introduction, Morphology, Pathogenicity, Lab Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention, and Keynotes

Morganella morganii Colony Morphology on CLED agar of Urine Culture

Introduction Morganella is a genus of bacteria belonging to the family Enterobacteriaceae. The genus was named after the bacteriologist John Morgan. Morganella species are gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria that are commonly found in the environment, including soil, water, and sewage. One species of particular interest is …

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