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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:


Scientific classification:

  • Kingdom: Bacteria
  • Phylum: Proteobacteria
  • Class: Gammaproteobacteria
  • Order: Enterobacteriales
  • Family: Enterobacteriaceae

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... bacterium species is selected from the group consisting of Enterococcus spp., Staphylococcus spp., Streptococcus spp., Enterobacteriacae family, Providencia spp. and Pseudomonas spp. 4. The method of claim 3, wherein the bacterium is a Pseudomonas spp. 5. The method of claim 1, wherein the animal ...

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... either because they predate the subgrouping, or because they are discussing different subgroups. But really it no different from Proteus and Providencia

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