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Moraxella spp. that are important in human medicine

M. catarrhalis
M. bovis
M. osloensis

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Motility of Moraxella spp.

Nonmotile

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Microscopic appearance of Moraxella spp.

Gram-negative coccobacilli

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Moraxella spp. isolated from humans only

Moraxella catarrhalis

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Factor that differentiates M. catarrhalis from N. gonorrhoeae

M. catarrhalis does not grow on Thayer-Martin agar because of colistin

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Media for M. catarrhalis

Nutrient agar
Blood agar (35° C)
Chocolate agar

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Oxidase reaction of M. catarrhalis

Oxidase positive

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Microscopic appearance of M. catarrhalis

Gram-negative coccobacilli

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Moraxella phenylpyruvicus is now called

Psychrobacter phenylpyruvicus

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Acinetobacter spp. that are important in human medicine

A. baumannii
A. lwoffii
A. haemolyticus

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Oxygen requirements for Acinetobacter spp.

Aerobic

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Microscopic appearance of Acinetobacter spp.

Gram-negative bacilli

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Oxidase reaction of Acinetobacter spp.

Oxidase negative

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Motility of Acinetobacter spp.

Nonmotile

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Acinetobacter spp. that causes nosocomial pneumonia/late-onset ventilator-associated pneumonia

A. baumanii

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Nitrate reduction characteristics of Acinetobacter spp.

Nitrate reduction negative

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Media for Acinetobacter spp.

MacConkey agar

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Acinetobacter spp. that does not grow well in MAC

A. lwoffii

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Genera under the Family Moraxellaceae

Moraxella
Acinetobacter