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Proteus

Proteus

1. (Science: bacteria) genus of highly motile gram-negative bacteria. They are found largely in soil but are also found in the intestine of humans. They are opportunistic pathogens, proteus mirabilis is a major cause of urinary tract infections.

2. (Science: zoology) An urodele amphibian. It is a cave dweller and is blind, has external gills and lacks any pigment.


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... coli Klebsiella pneumoniae Klebsiella oxytoca Morganella morganii Salmonella enteriditis Salmonella typhi Shigella flexneri Shigella sonnei Proteus vulgaris Proteus mirabilis Here are the test results I ran for my unknown: It is a Gram-negative bacillus facultative anaerobe Motility + Citrate ...

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by kayleighat
Sun Oct 20, 2013 2:43 am
 
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What bacteria does this TSI test indicate?

Good job Sarah. It couldn't have been Proteus spp.. Red butt is consistent with Glucose fermentation - characteristic of enterics. Was it Shewanella (formerly Pseudomonas) putrefaciens? A common problem of most ID excercises is that they don't ...

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by JorgeLobo
Sat Jun 09, 2012 11:44 am
 
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Topic: What bacteria does this TSI test indicate?
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Re: What bacteria does this TSI test indicate?

sounds like proteus. is that what it turned out to be? I also want to add: My gram negative was pseudomonas, which I got right, but unfortunately I got my gram positive wrong (I was thinking along the lines of micrococcus or the ...

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by SweetSarah
Sat Jun 09, 2012 11:36 am
 
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Topic: What bacteria does this TSI test indicate?
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Re: What bacteria does this TSI test indicate?

sounds like proteus. is that what it turned out to be? Hey, I actually thought that was what it would be...but actually it turned out to be pseudomonas. I'm still a bit shocked with the correct answer, but at least I was able to ...

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by SweetSarah
Sat Jun 09, 2012 11:30 am
 
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Topic: What bacteria does this TSI test indicate?
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Re: What bacteria does this TSI test indicate?

sounds like proteus. is that what it turned out to be?

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by eaglepriest
Sun Apr 29, 2012 11:59 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What bacteria does this TSI test indicate?
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