Providencia

Definition

noun

A genus of family Enterobacteriaceae, characterized by being gram-negative, peritrichous, rod-shaped, non-spore forming, mostly urease-forming, and isolated most commonly in urine and feces although may also occur in sputum, skin, and wound.


Supplement

Genus Providencia is comprised of bacterial species associated with the following infections:


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