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Most common Pseudomonas isolates in the clinical laboratory

P. fluorescens
P. aeruginosa
P. stutzeri
P. putida
P. alcaligenes

FASPA

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Oxidase reaction of the Family Pseudomonadaceae

Oxidase positive

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Oxygen requirements for the Family Pseudomonadaceae

Aerobic

4

Microscopic appearance of the Family Pseudomonadaceae

Gram-negative bacilli

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Reservoir of Pseudomonas in the environment

Water and soil

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Lung infection by P. aeruginosa

Cystic fibrosis

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Odor of P. aeruginosa

Grapelike odor

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Oxidase reaction of P. aeruginosa

Oxidase positive

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Pigments produced by P. aeruginosa

- Pyocyanin (presumptive identification)
- Pyoverdin (fluorescein) (further confirmation)

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Carbohydrate oxidized by P. aeruginosa

Glucose

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Temperature at which P. aeruginosa grows in culture for further confirmation

42°C

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Based on genetic analysis, what genera are actually Pseudomonas spp?

Chryseomonas
Flavimonas

(C. luteola, C. polytricha, F. oryzihabitans)