Gram-negative bacteria
Gram-negative bacteria are a class of bacteria that do not retain the crystal violet stain used in the Gram staining method of bacterial differentiation, making positive identification possible. The ...
Gram-negative bacteria - Wikipedia
How a single-celled organism almost wiped out life on Earth
There’s an organism that changed the world. It caused the first mass extinction in Earth’s history … and also paved the way for complex life. How?
A Paradigm Shift In Multidrug Resistance
Bacteria are pretty wily creatures. Take for example, an organism such as Salmonella, which are killed by antibiotics in lab tests, but can become highly resistant in the body. It is an example of wha...
City Orders All Cooling Towers Cleaned As Legionnaires Keeps Killing
10 people have now died of Legionnaires' Disease in New York City. In response to the worst outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease in New York City history, all cooling towers in the five boroughs must be ...
2 Dead And 31 Sickened By Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak In New York
Two people died and 31 people were sickened by Legionnaires' disease in Highbridge, Morrisania, Hunts Point and Mott Haven, the New York City Health Department said Wednesday. Health Commissioner Dr. ...
Salmonella Outbreak Affecting 181 People 'May Have Been Caused By Kissing And Cuddling Chickens'
The nasty bug has been contracted by dozens of people who may have been getting a little too close to their feathered friends. During four recent outbreaks of the dangerous bug, which is transferred f...
Proteobacteria
The Proteobacteria are a major group (phylum) of bacteria. They include a wide variety of pathogens, such as Escherichia, Salmonella, Vibrio, Helicobacter, and Yersinia, and many other notable genera....
Megamonas
Megamonas is a genus of Firmicutes bacteria classified within the class Negativicutes.
The currently accepted taxonomy is based on the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPS...
A Paradigm Shift In Multidrug Resistance
Bacteria are pretty wily creatures. Take for example, an organism such as Salmonella, which are killed by antibiotics in lab tests, but can become highly resistant in the body. It is an example of wha...
Helicobacter pylori eradication protocols
Helicobacter pylori eradication protocols is a standard name for all treatment protocols for peptic ulcers and gastritis; the primary goal is not only temporary relief of symptoms, but also total elim...
Enterobacter cloacae
Enterobacter cloacae is a clinically significant Gram-negative, facultatively-anaerobic, rod-shaped bacterium.
In microbiology labs, E. cloacae is frequently grown at 30°C on nutrient agar or brot...
Enterobacter cloacae - Wikipedia
City Orders All Cooling Towers Cleaned As Legionnaires Keeps Killing
10 people have now died of Legionnaires' Disease in New York City. In response to the worst outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease in New York City history, all cooling towers in the five boroughs must be ...
Cyanobacteria
Cyanobacteria /saɪˌænoʊbækˈtɪəriə/, also known as Cyanophyta, is a phylum of bacteria that obtain their energy through photosynthesis. The name "cyanobacteria" comes from the color of the bacteria (Gr...
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Klebsiella pneumoniae
Klebsiella pneumoniae is a Gram-negative, nonmotile, encapsulated, lactose-fermenting, facultative anaerobic, rod-shaped bacterium. Although found in the normal flora of the mouth, skin, and intestine...
Klebsiella pneumoniae - Wikipedia
Salmonella bongori
Salmonella bongori is a pathogenic bacterium belonging to the genus Salmonella, and was earlier known as Salmonella subspecies V or S. enterica subsp. bongori or S. choleraesuis subsp. bongori. It is...
Luteimonas marina
Luteimonas marina is a bacteria. Its type strain is FR1330(T) (=KCTC 12327(T) =JCM 12488(T) =IMSNU 60306(T)).
Enterobacter
Enterobacter is a genus of common Gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped, non-spore-forming bacteria of the family Enterobacteriaceae. Several strains of these bacteria are pathogenic and ...
Enterobacter - Wikipedia
Pseudoxanthomonas broegbernensis
Pseudoxanthomonas broegbernensis is a yellow-pigmented bacteria the type species of its genus. Its type strain is B1616/1 (= DSM 12573).
Vibrio campbellii
Vibrio campbellii is a Gram-negative, curved rod-shaped, marine bacterium closely related to its sister species, Vibrio harveyi. It is an emerging pathogen in aquatic organisms.
Quorum sensing all...
Legionella
The genus Legionella is a pathogenic group of Gram-negative bacteria, that includes the species L. pneumophila, causing Legionellosis (all illnesses caused by Legionella) including a pneumonia type il...
Agrobacterium tumefaciens
Agrobacterium tumefaciens (updated scientific name: Rhizobium radiobacter) is the causal agent of crown gall disease (the formation of tumours) in over 140 species of eudicots. It is a rod-shaped, Gra...
Agrobacterium tumefaciens - Wikipedia
Neisseria cinerea
Neisseria cinerea is a commensal species grouped with the Gram-negative, oxidase-positive, and catalase-positive diplococci. It was first classified as Micrococcus cinereus by von Lingelsheim in 1906....
Proteus mirabilis
Proteus mirabilis is a Gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacterium. It shows swarming motility and urease activity. P. mirabilis causes 90% of all Proteus infections in humans. It is ...
Proteus mirabilis - Wikipedia
Cyanotoxin
Cyanotoxins are toxins produced by bacteria called cyanobacteria (also known as blue-green algae). Cyanobacteria are found almost everywhere, but particularly in lakes and in the ocean where, under ce...
Cyanotoxin - Wikipedia
Spirochaeta
Spirochaeta is a genus of bacteria classified within the phylum Spirochaetes.
The currently accepted taxonomy is based on the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN) and N...
Spirochaeta - Wikipedia
Bacteroides
Bacteroides is a genus of Gram-negative, obligately anaerobic bacteria. Bacteroides species are non-endospore-forming bacilli, and may be either motile or non-motile, depending on the species. The DNA...
Bacteroides - Wikipedia
Haemophilus influenzae
Haemophilus influenzae (formerly called Pfeiffer's bacillus or Bacillus influenzae) is a Gram-negative, coccobacillary, facultatively anaerobic bacterium belonging to the Pasteurellaceae family. H. in...
Haemophilus influenzae - Wikipedia